28-year old Dil Mohammad went missing following communal clashes in Kishtwar on August 9. The riots which claimed three lives and injured many took place between two communities on the eve of Eid-ul-Fitr.
“On the fateful day when riots erupted in Kishtwar, Dil Muhammad went missing and till date police is unable to locate him,” a statement issued by congress leader GM Saroori, on Wednesday said quoting family members of the missing youth.
The statement added that the victim is the son of Ghulam Qadir Bakash resident of Balgram, Dunandi Bunjwah, “He used to feed us by doing manual jobs in Paddar,” the family said.
“We have no doubt that he has been murdered but we want his body so that we could perform his last rites,” Statement issued from Saroori’s office said quoting his cousins.
“There are apprehensions that Dil Muhammad has been killed by hooligans and his body had been thrown into the river,” Saroori said.
Three persons were killed in the riots and property worth lakhs of rupees was destroyed in the hilly Kishtwar townon in the month of August.