April 2007 News

Government employee beheaded in J&K

15 April 2007
The Hindu

Srinagar: Suspected militants brutally killed a government employee by beheading him after chopping off his ears, nose and tongue in Pulwama district of Jammu and Kashmir, official sources said here. A human head, kept in a polythene bag, was recovered by police near a mosque at Pinglana village in the district, official sources said. Following the recovery of the head, police launched a massive search in the area, which led to the recovery of torso from a nearby field, they said. The deceased was identified as Manzoor Ahmad Chat, a lineman in the Power development department. He was believed to have been abducted by militants and later beheaded.


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