A police intelligence officer was killed by suspected militants at Wahibugh in south Kashmir’s Pulwama district on Sunday late afternoon.
An official said that suspected militants intercepted the Sub Inspector rank officer worked with the Police’s CID department.
After being intercepted, the officer identified as Imtiaz Ahmad Mir a resident of Sountehbugh who was travelling in his car i10 sports bearing registration number JK01AD 8352 abducted by the gunmen and taken to a nearby Rumshi Nalla where he was later shot dead.
A police officer confirmed the incident and said that the bullet-riddled body of the officer was recovered from the area.
A case has been registered and further investigation was taken up in this regard. (GNS)