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Abducted Kulgam man found dead

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Srinagar : Dead body of Kulgam man, who was abducted by unknown gunmen, was found on Tuesday morning at Awahatoo village of south Kashmir’s Kulgam district, police said.

The body of Sheraz Ahmad Bhat son of Ghulam Ahmad Bhat of Laroo was buried in an orchard at Awahtoo village and was recovered by police, reports said.

The body bearing torture marks was recovered by the police on the information collected by police during the investigation of the case.

“The disclosure was made by few persons arrested during the course of the investigation,” GNS reported.

Sheraz was abducted on October 25 from his home at Laroo Kulgam, three days after a gunfight in his house left three militants dead. Seven civilians were also killed in a blast near the site of gunfight.

SSP Kulgam Harmeet Singh told agency that the post mortem was being conducted and further details with regard to the incident would be shared later.

The Officer said that the body would be handed over to the family for last rites after completion of medico-legal formalities.

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