Srinagar: Body of man who was abducted Thursday night by suspected militants was recovered today from an orchard in Hajin area, police said on Friday.
A police official said that the body of Manzoor Ahmad Bhat (25), son of Abdul Gaffar Bhat, was found headless at an orchard falling in Bonmohalla Hajin.
Pertinently, suspected Lashkar-e-Toiba (LeT) militants had abducted Manzoor Ahmad Bhat and his father Abdul Gaffar Bhat , Wednesday night from Hajin village in Bandipora.
While, Gaffar, had managed to escape his son, Manzoor was taken away by the suspected militants , police said yesterday.
“Militants believed to be affiliated with banned terror organisation LeT, barged into the house of Abdul Gaffar Bhat at Hajin in Bandipora and started to beat up people,” he said.
He said the suspected militants abducted Abdul and his son Manzoor Ahmad Bhat.
“However, Abdul escaped in spite being fired upon and suffering injuries,” the spokesman said. He has been hospitalised.
However, today morning Manzoor’s headless body was recovered from an orchard in Bana-Mohalla Hajin area.
Meanwhile, Police has arrived on the spot and taken the body for postmortem.
Pertinently, this is the second case of kidnapping in the district’s Hajin area in the past 48 hours.
On Monday night, militants had abducted and later killed Nasser Ahmad alias Muntazir.