Body found in Sopore stream ‘of a militant’: Police

Body found in Sopore stream ‘of a militant’: Police

Baramulla: Police has handed over a body found from a stream in Sopore on Wednesday for burial at martyrs graveyard at Gantamulla, after concluding that it was of some militant.
The body was shifted to graveyard late night where some two dozen people participated in his funeral prayers and burial rites.
A senior police officer said that deceased appeared to be a militant who might have drowned in the stream about two to three weeks ago anywhere in upper belt of Rafiabad or Qaziabad.
The body of the young man was retrieved from Nallah Pohru on Wednesday after locals spotted it and informed the police.
As the police party fished out the body they found a magazine pouch tied to it.
After a long discussion the administration declared the deceased as a militant and handed over the body to locals at Gantamulla for burial.