Police on Wednesday retrieved the body of the cop who was killed by an SPO in Handwara in Kupwara district, sources said.
Reports said that the body of the cop, Sameer Ji Kumar, was retrieved from Pahroo stream near Hanjishat village in Handwara Tehsil in Kupwara district.
“The body of the policeman who was killed by an SPO has been retrieved today morning with the assistance of policemen, marine forces and locals. The body has been taken for post-mortem,” police sources said.
They said the retrieval operation was conducted with the assistance of SHO, DO in Hanjishat.
Police last week said that Sameer Ji Kumar was a sodomiser and was killed by an SPO, Aijaz Ahmad of Ompora Budgam to avenge sexual assault that the former had committed on the latter in Pahalgam.