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Jammu & Kashmir: Police Constable Abducted By Militants Found Dead

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| July 6 , 2018 , 10:20 IST

Jammu and Kashmir Police constable who was abducted by the militants in Sophian on Thursday has been found dead on Friday. The body of the deceased policeman was found on Friday morning from Kulgam district of the Kashmir valley.

According to reports, the constable, identified as Javid Ahmad Dar, was abducted from near his home at Kachdoora village in Shopian by three men while he was on his way to a pharmacy. The terrorists came in a Santro car and abducted the constable.

Following his abduction, the security forces had launched a massive search operation to locate the constable. A photo, apparently of a shirtless Dar suspected to have been taken by the abductors, was circulated on social media.

The incident came just weeks after the abduction and killing of 44 Rashtriya Rifles soldier Aurangzeb. The terrorists also recorded a video before killing the rifleman. Another incident shocked the valley when the veteran journalist Shujaat Bukhari was killed along with his two personal bodyguards in the Kashmir valley earlier this year.

Security forces had suspended anti-terror cordon and search operations in Jammu and Kashmir under a peace initiative of the Central government on the occasion of Eid.