Srinagar: Police on Tuesday issued the following statement regarding the killing of a non local militant in Hajin area of Bandipora district.
“On specific input yesterday SFs cordoned Bon Mollah at Hajan. While the cordon was being laid there was exchange of fire. Though in the search operation no dead body was recovered consequently it was learnt that one militant of LeT was injured in the encounter.”
“Today Police came to know about the death of the said militant. Since the body was already in the village request was made to the villagers to handover the body to police. Meanwhile the body was buried amidst a procession led by some miscreants.”
“The Police are ascertaining the identity of the militant who is understood to be not a local militant. Also necessary legal action has been initiated against the people who led the protest and instigated public.”