J&K BJP leader, his wife shot dead by terrorists in Anantnag | India News

J&K BJP leader, his wife shot dead by terrorists in Anantnag | India News


SRINAGAR: Lashkar-e- Taiba terrorists on Monday shot dead a BJP leader and his wife at Anantnag’s Lal Chowk in South Kashmir, Inspector general of Police Kashmir range Vijay Kumar said.
According to IG Kumar, the gunmen barged inside the house of the couple, where they were living at their own risk even though there were allotted government accommodation in Kulgam in protected cluster.
The deceased have been identified as BJP leader Ghulam Rasool Dar, Sarpanch of Redwani in Kulgam and his wife Jawahira Begum, a panch at Lal Chowk Anantnag.
Both Dar and his wife received critical injuries and were moved to GMC Anantnag. However, both were declared dead, the official said.
The couple was allowed to stay at their house at Anantnag on their request, IG kumar said.
Kumar said Lashker-e-Taiba was behind the attack.
The administration suspended with immediate effect PSO of BJP Sarpanch and his wife. “PSO has been placed under suspension with immediate effect,” Inspector General of Police Vijay Kumar said.





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