A Personal Security Officer (PSO) of Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) leader Sajad Mufti was shot dead today in Bijbehara area of South Kashmir in Anantnag district.
Personal Security Officer (PSO) of a Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) leader shot dead in Bijbehara area of South Kashmir’s Anantnag district. More details awaited pic.twitter.com/4Drd9Wc03p
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Sajad Mufti is the cousin of PDP Chief and former Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti. According to reports, the incident took place when Mufti was offering prayers at a mosque in Baba Mohalla area of Bijbehara. The PSO named Farooq Ahmad was standing outside the mosque in Baba Mohalla area of Bijbehara when an unidentified gunman shot him dead. He was immediately taken to the sub-district hospital Bijbehara. But he was declared dead on arrival. Ahmad was a resident of Dirpora Khiram.