SIA raids Pulwama village



The Jammu & Kashmir State Investigation Agency (SIA) conducted raids in Achan village of south Kashmir’s Pulwama in connection with the killing of a Kashmir Pandit.

Quoting an official, news agency—Kashmir News Observer (KNO) reported that SIA is con-ducting raids at Achan in connection with the inves-tigation of killing of Kashmiri Pandit Sanjay Sharma.

He said the sleuths of the investigating agency assisted by the local police and CRPF are carrying out raids in the native village of Sharma.

Sanjay Sharma (40), who was working as a bank ATM guard, was killed by militants on February 26.

Former J&K Chief Minister and president of Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Mehbooba Mufti visited the family of Sanjay Sharma, the local Pandit killed by terrorists yesterday.

Mehbooba Mufti visited his bereaved family in Achan village of Pulwama district to express condo-lences and solidarity with them.

Mufti assured the family of all possible help they need in this tragic hour. Sanjay Pandit was working as a security guard at a bank. He was killed by terrorists in his native village.

A silent candlelight protest was held at many places in the Valley yesterday to condemn the killing of the local Pandit who was living with his family in his native village and had chosen to stay back with his Muslim neighbours in the village.—KMS