Press Release

May 12: Terrorists shot dead an employee belonging to minority community at Tehsil office Chadoora in Central Kashmir’s Budgam District. Senior police officers along with reinforcement reached at the terror crime spot.

At about 1645hrs, police received information about a terror crime incident at Tehsil office Chadoora area of district Budgam where terrorists had fired upon an employee identified as Shri Rahul Bhat son of Bita Ji Bhat resident of Sangrampora Beerwah (A/P Pandit Colony Sheikhpora Budgam) belonging to Minority Community. In this terror crime incident he had received critical gunshot injuries and was evacuated to SMHS hospital, Srinagar for the treatment of his injuries however, he succumbed to his injuries. The deceased is survived by his wife Smt Meenakshi who is a house wife, 05 years old daughter Gungun Bhat, mother Smt Usha Bhat (house wife) and father Bita Ji Bhat a retired sub-Inspector of Police.

Preliminary investigation has revealed that two terrorists are involved in this heinous terror crime and have used pistol for committing this crime.

Police has registered a case under relevant sections of law and initiated investigation. Officers continue to work to establish the full circumstances of the terror crime while the whole area has been cordoned off with the help of reinforcement and search in the area is going on.```