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Indian army kills lecturer in custody in occupied Kashmir

Srinagar, August 18, 2016 (PPI-OT):In occupied Kashmir, Indian Army has subjected a lecturer to custodial killing in Pulwama district. The residents of Khrew area of the district told mediamen that on late Wednesday night the Army personnel barged into the residential houses, harassing and looting the people. They said that the soldiers thrashed the inmates including women and arrested 28 persons.

The locals said that 30-year-old lecturer, Shabbir Ahmad Mongu, was among the arrested people. They said that Shabbir Ahmad was dragged out and beaten up ruthlessly before the forces’ personnel arrested him. Later, the Indian forces asked the family to take dead body of Shabbir Ahmad, they added.

Shabbir’s brother has also been seriously injured by the Army and is critical at SMHS hospital in Srinagar. Media reports quoting police sources said that the Army first approached police asking them to hand over the dead body of Shabbir to the family. However, police refused to do. “Many more are said to be missing in the area. All the arrested people have not been released as of yet,” locals said.

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Kashmir Media Service
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Phone: 92-51-4435548, 4435549
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