Kashmiri scholar from Rafiabad dies in mishap near Deoband seminary
Srinagar: A Kashmiri scholar died in a road accident at Deoband near Saharanpur in Uttar Pradesh on Tuesday late afternoon.
A resident of Ladoora, Rafiabad in north Kashmir’s Baramulla district, the deceased Mohammad Rafeeq Mir (30) son of Shabir Ahmed Mir was pursuing ‘Mufti Course’ at Darul Uloom Deoband seminary.
The accident took place at Jamia Tidya area of Thrihra, Qasba Deoband when a tractor trolley hit Rafeeq while he was on his way to meet his friend in the area, Station House Officer (SHO) of the concerned police station in UP Sajad Ali told a local news gathering agency.
“We have handed over the body to his cousin, who is also studying in the same Darul Uloom, and administrators of the seminary. The body would be flown to Srinagar today for performing the last rites,” the SHO said. (GNS)
Abducted vendor from Sopore released after five days
Srinagar: A 32-year-old cart vendor who was abducted by unknown persons from Brath Kallan crossing in Sopore area of north Kashmir’s Baramulla district last week has been released this morning.
Reports said that abducted cart vendor identified as Tariq Ahmad Ganie (32) son of Ghulam Mohammad Ganie of Bomai, reached home early this morning after five days.
Pertinently his family had appealed of his release through media. It was not immediately known that who had abducted the vendor. (GNS)