SRINAGAR: Block development councilor (BDC) of Khag Budgam was shot dead near his ancestral residence at Dalwash village in the Central Kashmir’s Budgam district on Wednesday late evening.

A senior police officer told news agency GNS that the BDC chairman Bhupinder Singh left two PSOs in police station Khag and left ancestral home alone without informing Station House Officer Khag.

Sources said that Singh used to stay at Aloochibagh Srinagar and had gone Khag today. They said that he had contested election independently but was supported by PDP.

BJP leader Altaf Thakur in a statement condemns the killing of BDC Chairman and calling it cowardly act said the slain was not affiliated with BJP.

Meanwhile, advisor to Lieutenant Governor, Baseer Ahmad Khan has strongly condemned the killing of Block Development Council (BDC) Chairman.

Calling it a cowardly act, the Advisor said that those behind the killing are the enemies of humanity and will be brought to book. He said that every effort will be made in bringing the culprits to justice.

The Advisor also expressed solidarity with the bereaved family members of Bhupinder Singh and prayed for eternal peace to the departed soul.


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