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Bullet-riddled body of former SPO recovered from Pulwama


Srinagar,November 23:Barely hours after his abduction, the bullet ridden body of a former Special Police Officer (SPO) was recovered by the police on Friday night from Nikloora village of south Kashmir’s Pulwama district.

A police official said that bullet perforated body of Basharat Ahmad son of Ghulam Ahmad Wagay was recovered from Nikloora village of Pulwama district at around 10 pm.

Wagay was abducted by suspected militants along with two other persons earlier in the day from his native village of Reban Shopian.

However, the other two persons identified as Riyaz Ahmad Wagay and Zahid Ahmad Wagay were later set free.

Pertinently, during last week as many as nine persons were abducted from the district. Of them seven were later set free while two–Huzaif Ashraf of Manzgam Kuttay and Nadeem Manzoor of Safanagri — were killed. One of the released abductee was also shot and injured by his captors.

The bullet riddled body of Nadeem Manzoor was also recovered from the same village.