One day after forces allegedly thrashed family members of a Hizbul Mujahideen militant Tawseef Ahmad sheikh and ransacked his house, militants barged into houses of several policemen in south Kashmir’s Kulgam and Anantnag district and damaged Windowpanes of their houses.
Late on Thursday night, unidentified gunmen, believed to be militants of Hizbul Mujahideen, spread a wave of terror, ransacked houses of several Police officials including one SP and one Inspector.
Official sources said that a group of gunmen barged into the residence of Dawood Ayub, SP Headquarters Srinagar, at Khudwani in Kulgam district and harassed his family members. According to reports from Kulgam, the gunmen ransacked the SP’s house. Mr Dawood was in Srinagar when the incident occurred at his home. Khudwani is in the midst of a militant stronghold with tremendous public support from the residents.This is fourth incident of ransacking on the house of Dawood from last one year.
In the same neighbourhood at Arwani, unidentified gunmen barged into the house of Inspector Illyas and caused harassment to his family members. Reports said that his house was also ransacked. Officials said that Inspector was not present at his home when the gunmen came looking for him.
At Buchru in Kulgam, a group of gunmen appeared at the residence of a counter-insurgent, namely Hilal Ikhwani, and ransacked his house. Ikhwani was reportedly at his official residence at Khannabal, Anantnag.
Militants reportedly barged into the house of two policemen in Mirhama Bijbehara and ransacked their houses.