Poonch man shot dead in Saudi Arabia

Poonch man shot dead in Saudi Arabia
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Poonch: A 35-year-old man from Poonch district of Jammu and Kashmir has been shot dead in Saudi Arabia.

While the accused has been arrested by the Saudi authorities, the poor family has urged the government of India to bring the body to Poonch for last rites.

Zulfikar Ahmad (35) son Mohammad Iqbal of Keri Gultha, Gursai, Mendhar, Poonch was shot dead by a Saudi Man on a tiff over some issue at Tareeb area in Saudi Arabia where he was working as labourer.

“We are very poor and we request the government of India especially Minister for external affairs Sushma Swaraj to ensure that body is brought to Poonch for last rites,” the slain man’s family comprising his mother, widow and brother told GNS.

Besides, Zulfikar is survived by 3-months old baby.