Early Times Report
BARAMULLA, Sept 24: A pall of gloom descended over the family of a tailor who was found dead today in the orchards , a day after his abduction by gunmen
According to sources , on late Saturday night a 45 year old man, who was a tailor by profession was abducted by unidentified gunmen from his home in Harwan village of Sopore town.
The masked gunmen barged inside the house of Mushtaq Ahmad Mir S/O Gulam Rasool Mir at Harwan, Sopore late last night and abducted him, said sources.
They said that the family members were kept inside, even though they made searches for the family head, but failed to trace him throughout the night.
The family today morning registered a complaint in the nearby police station, in which they stated that suspected militants last night kidnapped one of their family members, sources informed.
However a senior police official confirmed that, a compliant was registered after which a manhunt was launched to trace the abducted person.
The police was informed by the locals about the killing of an abducted person, after which police team rushed to the spot, and investigation was taken up, said police official.
However local resident of Harwan Sopore told early times that, the abducted person was found dead in the orchards in Lathi shat village that falls few kilometers away from their native village.
Hundreds of people participated in last rites of the deceased, who was yesterday abducted by unknown gunmen in Harwan Sopore. Women were seen wailing their chests over the death of Mushtaq, however the killing has brought fear among the villagers, said a local.
Mushtaq Ahmed was found dead in orchards at Lathishat village this morning. The slain tailor left behind handicapped wife, and two sons, the locals informed.