SRINAGAR — The Family of Imtiyaz Ahmad Dar killed in the encounter in Bandipora claimed that their kin was innocent, and demanded his dead body back to conduct proper burial of their child.
On Morning morning, J&K police on it’s Twitter handle claimed that forces have neutralized a militant in Gund Jahangir area of Bandipora district.
“#BandiporaEncounterUpdate: 01 unidentified #terrorist killed. #Search going on. Further details shall follow. @JmuKmrPolice”, Police tweet reads
Another tweet reads as “Killed #terrorist has been identified as Imtiyaz Ahmad Dar affiliated with proscribed #terror outfit LeT (TRF). He was involved in recent civilian #killing at Shahgund #Bandipora: IGP Kashmir”
In a viral video, a family member perhaps his sister can be seen saying that “The night when the killing took place, he was at home.” He left the home in the morning with clothes and went to the paddy fields where he worked along with me, his sister said.
She further said that “Someone called him and said that forces have raided our home, he feared and left the fields after taking tea.” Adding that “Army picked up him near a nearby bund.”
The family members said that “He was a labour and is innocent,” claiming that he was killed in cold blood.
The family appealed the higher authorities to intervene into the matter and also ensure that they get Imtiyaz’s dead body back.
(Syndicated feed from The Kashmiriyat)