BJP Sarpanch security officer killed suspended for absence in terrorist attack
Updated: 09 August 2021 21:30 STI
Srinagar (Jammu and Kashmir) [India], Aug 9 (ANI): Sarpanch Personal Security Officer (PSO) Gulam Rasool Dar who was killed in the terrorist attack has been suspended for his absence at the time of the incident.
Jammu and Kashmir Police, in a press release, said terrorists broke into Dar’s rented accommodation in Lalchowk, Anantnag, and fired indiscriminately. The PSO provided to Dar was found absent from duty at the time of the incident and has been suspended, police said.
Police informed that two bicycle terrorists from the LeT Group were involved in this barbaric terrorist incident.
In this terrorist crime incident, BJP Sarpanch and his wife, Jawhara Begum were seriously injured by gunshot wounds and were pronounced dead in hospital.
“Although the deceased was granted secure accommodation at the Snow cap hotel, Kulgam and the two stayed there for a short time, but they constantly insisted on staying in their home in Anantnag Town and also submitted a pledge to this. At their request, they were allowed to stay in said house in Anantnag, “the statement said.
A case falling under the relevant articles of the law has been registered and an investigation is ongoing.
Police also informed that the area has been cordoned off and a search is also underway. (ANI)