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Killers of Kashmiri Pandit identified, will be punished: DGP Dilbagh Singh Shopian killing
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Killers of Kashmiri Pandit identified, will be punished: DGP Dilbagh Singh

India Blooms News Service | @indiablooms | 17 Aug 2022, 08:32 pm

Srinagar/UNI: Jammu and Kashmir Director General Police Dilbagh Singh on Wednesday said two persons involved in the killing of a Kashmiri Pandit in Shopian on Tuesday have been identified and they will be punished soon.

Earlier during the day, Jammu and Kashmir Police said it has initiated the process to attach the property of militant Adil Wani who was allegedly involved in the killing of a Kashmiri Pandit in the Shopian district on Tuesday.

Sunil Kumar Bhat was killed and his brother was injured in an apparently targeted attack in an orchard.

"Yes, we have initiated the process to attach property of terrorist Adil Wani of Shopian," a senior police officer said, adding that a massive hunt had been lunched to trace the two terrorists involved in the attack.

Police sources said Adil and one more militant were involved in the attack with an AK rifle.

J&K police chief said both the persons who are involved in the killing of Kashmiri Pandit in Shopian have been identified and strict action will be taken against them.

DGP said this on the side-lines of the wreath-laying ceremony of ITBP men, who died in the Chandanwari Pahalgam accident on Tuesday.

The DGP said the people have supported positive changes on the ground well, which doesn't suit the anti-peace elements, who are trying to disturb the peace.

“People supported positive moves. The calm situation on August 5 and 15 celebrations were appreciable and the people also supported Amaranth Yatra in every possible way, which didn't suit the anti-peace elements” he said and added “They try to disturb the peace, but their attempts have been and will be foiled in the future as well.

About Shopian killing, he said that the identification of two people involved has been established, while the further process has been initiated. DCP Singh assured that strict action will be taken.

He also paid tributes to the ITBP personnel, who lost their lives in the Chandanwari Pahalgam road accident on Tuesday and said those injured are getting specialized treatment and if the need arises, the injured will be taken to Delhi hospital for further treatment.