Body of JeM terrorist’s brother recovered in Shopian orchards
Killing due to group rivalry between terror groups: ADGP Kashmir Vijay Kumar
Shopian: A civilian whose body was found in orchards of village Narpora in Southern district of Shopian was killed by unknown terrorists, police said Monday.
Police said that the slain was the brother of a local terrorist based in Pakistan and was killed due to internal rivalry between terror groups.
A police spokesman said that Shopian Police received an information that an unknown bullet ridden body was laying in the orchards of Village Narpora Shopian.
“Subsequently, a Police team rushed towards the spot and took the said body into possession, who was identified as Manzoor Ahmad Nengroo Son of Ghulam Ahmad Nengroo resident of Hanjin Bala Rajpora Pulwama. The body was shifted to District Hospital Shopian for medico legal formalities. Accordingly, a murder case was registered under relevant sections of law and investigation set into motion,” he said. “The preliminary investigation revealed that yesterday evening the deceased who was Waza (chef) by profession along with two more associates including an elderly man were returning from their work in an Auto after conclusion of a function at Chraripora area of Budgam. Enroute one more person (a baker by profession) also boarded the Auto.”
The police spokesman said that the terrorists waiting in a Tata Mobile at Aglar intercepted the said Auto and forcibly abducted all the four persons. “The elderly man was released after travelling a distance of 2Kms (approx) followed by release of other two near Kellar, however, deceased Manzoor Ahmad was taken along by the abductors. Today, his bullet ridden body was recovered in the orchards of village Narpora Shopian,” the spokesman said.
The police spokesman said that it was further revealed during the course of investigation that the killing is handiwork of terrorists due to group rivalry between them.
“One of the deceased’s brother identified as Ashiq Nengroo is associated with JeM outfit and presently in Pakistan. His second brother, Abbas Nengroo was an active terrorist who got killed in an encounter in 2014 in Pulwama while as his third brother Reyaz Negroo is lodged in prison for his involvement in Jammu terror attack case who used to ferry terrorists from Jammu to Kashmir valley through his owned trucks,” the police spokesman said, that moreover, one of his truck carrying three terrorists was intercepted at Jajar Kotli Jammu and all the three terrorists were killed in an encounter on spot.
Police said that the investigation of the case is vigorously going on in a very professional manner and the terrorists involved in the crime will be identified soon and dealt strictly under law.
Meanwhile, Additional Director General of Police (ADGP) Kashmir zone, Vikay Kumar said that the killing of Pulwama man, whose body with bullet marks was recovered in Shopian village today, has been “due to group rivalry between terror groups.”
Kashmir zone police, while quoting ADGP, in a tweet informed that deceased’s one brother is active terrorist of JeM and is presently in Pakistan, while one has been killed in an encounter in 2014 and another one is in jail.
Kumar said that the preliminary investigation has revealed that the killing has taken place due to group rivalry between terror groups.
He added that the investigation of the case is going on vigorously and in a professional manner.
“Deceased’s one brother (Ashiq Nengroo) is active #terrorist of JeM terror outfit & presently in #Pakistan, 2nd brother (terrorist Abbas Negroo) was killed in #encounter in 2014 & 3rd brother (terrorist Reyaz Negroo) is presently lodged in prison in #terror attack case,” he said.