Sopore, Oct 6: A 30-year-old shopkeeper who was kidnapped by militants three days back was found dead in an orchard in north Kashmir’s Sopore area on Saturday morning.
Tawseef Ahmad Ganie son of Mohammad Afzal Ganai resident of Tujjer Sopore was abducted by unknown gunmen from his shop at Younisa village of Handwara on Wednesday afternoon.
Reports said that the shopkeeper’s body was recovered from orchards at Harwan village on Saturday morning.
SP Sopore Javid Iqbal also confirmed the incident and said that investigations, in this case, has been set into motion.
This was second such case in Zaingeer. Earlier, a labour was abducted by unknown gunmen from his home and later his body was recovered in orchards.