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Youth abducted, tortured by militants in J&K's Kulgam district, dies

PTI
Published : Aug 9, 2018, 2:16 pm IST
Updated : Aug 9, 2018, 2:16 pm IST

Two youths -- identified as Mehraj Ahmad and Arif Ahmad -- were abducted by unidentified militants on Wednesday, a police spokesperson said.

Arif was later 'retrieved' in an injured condition and his body 'bore visible torture marks'. (Photo: Representational)
 Arif was later 'retrieved' in an injured condition and his body 'bore visible torture marks'. (Photo: Representational)

Srinagar: A youth, who was allegedly abducted and tortured by unidentified militants in Jammu and Kashmir's Kulgam district, succumbed to injuries at a hospital, police said on Thursday.

Two youths -- identified as Mehraj Ahmad and Arif Ahmad -- were abducted by unidentified militants on Wednesday, a police spokesperson said.

Arif was later "retrieved" in an injured condition and his body "bore visible torture marks".

The youth was immediately shifted to a hospital here where he breathed his last, the officer said.

Police have registered a case and an investigation is on, he said.

Tags: youth abducted, torture, abducted by militants, j&k police
Location: India, Jammu and Kashmir, Srinagar