The body of the former Special Police Officer (SPO), kidnapped by the terrorists, was recovered from Nikloora in Pulwama.
The former SPO and two other persons were kidnapped on Friday by unidentified gunmen in Shopian district of Jammu and Kashmir.
The gunmen had kidnapped Basharat Ahmad Wagay, a former SPO, Zahid Ahmad Wagay, and Reyaz Ahmad Wagay from their village at Reban in Zainapora area of Shopian.
Two other kidnapped persons have been freed by the terrorists.
Terrorists in a brutal act of terror killed an individual in Shopian after he was kidnapped from Reban area of Shopian earlier. 3 young men kidnapped forcibly by terrorists were identified as Reyaz Ahmad, Zahid Ahmad and Basharat Ahmad. The two of them were set free: J&K Police— ANI (@ANI) November 23, 2018
However, Police retrieved dead body of one Basharat Ahmad from village Nikloora in Pulwama. His body was handed over to his family after completion of medico-legal formalities. Case registered for this terror crime in concerned Police Station & investigation initiated: J&K Police— ANI (@ANI) November 23, 2018
Militants killed two persons -- one shot dead and another terminated in ISIS-style execution -- in South Kashmir last week on the charge of being informers of security forces.