Srinagar: Militants today killed a policeman Mohammad Saleem Shah son of Abdul Gani Shah resident of Mutalhama Kulgam after he was abducted from his home the previous night, police said.
The body of the martyred policeman was recovered from a nursery near village Redwani Payeen in the jurisdiction of Police Station Wanpoh. The body bore severe torture marks indicating that he was brutally tortured to death by the militants, police added.
The martyred policeman had joined the services in 2016 and after completing his basic training he was posted to DPL Pulwama.
He is survived by aged parents, two brothers and one unmarried sister. The martyred cop was the lone breadearner for his family and the only hope for his aged parents.
The initial investigation into the matter has indicated it as handiwork of proscribed militant outfit HM, Police said.