A man was killed after unknown persons fired upon him at Nalthi Pull area of Bhaderwah in Doda district of Jammu and Kashmir around midnight.
Official sources told news agency GNS that the man namely Nayeem Shah, a resident of Mohalla Qilla Bhaderwah was fired upon around 2 am, leading to his on the spot death.
A police officer said that a case has been registered and further investigations taken up.
“Body has been taken for postmortem and would be handed over to the family after completion of the medico-legal formalities,” the officer said.
Asked about the reports that he has been fired upon from a Desi rifle, the officer said: “It is a matter of investigation and details would be shared as they emerge.”
In wake of Shah’s killing, the authorities have decided to impose restrictions to prevent any disturbances in law and order in Bhaderwah.