SPO, his wife and daughter laid to rest, JeM militants involved, IGP

Srinagar : Large number of people on Monday participated in the last journey of Special Police Officer (SPO), his wife and daughter, who were killed by Jaish-e-Mohammad (JeM) militants at Awantipora in south Kashmir district of Pulwama on Sunday night.

Meanwhile, Inspector General of Police (IGP), Kashmir range, Vijay Kumar today visited village Hariparigam, Awantipora to express his condolence to the family members of the deceased SPO.

Hundreds of people from Hariparigam and adjoining villages today joined the ‘Nimaz Jinazah” of SPO Fayaz Ahmad before he was laid to rest at his ancestral grave yard. Later his wife and daughters were buried in the grave yard.

People strongly condemned the killings of SPO, his wife and daughter by militants.

IGP Mr Kumar met the family members of SPO and assured them that those responsible for this crime will not be spared.

Talking to reporters he said JeM militants are active in this area. Since JeM are active in the area they are involved in these inhuman killings, he said.

He said the killing has been condemned by people from all walks of life.

Mr Kumar said the militants will be identified and neutralized soon.

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