The Jammu and Kashmir police on Wednesday issued a press statement regarding the killing of a civilian in Pulwama district of south Kashmir.
The spokesman said that in Pinglena area of District Pulwama, police attended a gruesome terror crime spot following reports of killing of a civilian by militants in the area.
One individual was shot dead by militants at 1445 hours today nearby Pinglena main road. He has been identified as Showkat Ahmad Naikoo son of Mohammad Yousuf Naikoo resident of Pinglena Pulwama.
Police have registered a case FIR No. 27/2019 under relevant sections of law in this regard.
The body was handed over to the family members after completion of medico-legal formalities. Officers from the local Police Unit visited the “terror” crime spot and are investigating the circumstances which led to this incident.