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Kashmir: BJP leader kidnapped in Sopore, security forces launch manhunt to trace him

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Aasif Suhaf, Srinagar: Unidentified individuals suspected to be terrorists bundled a BJP activist into their car and kidnapped him in Watargam space of Jammu and Kashmir’s Baramulla district.

Identified as Mehrajuddin Malla, the BJP leader was at present vice-president of the municipal committee in Watargam.

BJP Spokesperson Altaf Thakur advised information 24 that Vice President Municipal Committee Watargam, Mehrajuddin Malla had come out from his home and was strolling on the highway when a car stopped close to him and the boys contained in the car got here out and whisked him away.

“After lodging him forcibly into the Santro car, the kidnappers threw away his cell phone on the road,” Thakur mentioned including that Malla could be kidnapped by terrorists.

The sufferer is the son of senior BJP leader Ghulam Muhammad Malla. Ghulam Muhammad Malla had joined the BJP in 2012 and since then his son who has been kidnapped was additionally a part of the get together and at current he’s the Constituency President Rafiabad.

A police official mentioned that manhunt has been launched to trace the kidnapped man.

“We are investigating the matter and at this point, it will be premature to say anything about the incident,” the official mentioned.

Last week terrorists had killed a BJP leader Wasim Bari, his brother and father at Bandipora in North Kashmir, on which IGP Kashmir Vijay Kumar mentioned that two Lashker-e-Toiba terrorists together with a Pakistani was behind the assault and might be eradicated quickly. But to date the police haven’t any breakthrough in the case.

Two days in the past an audio had gone viral on social media in which it was being claimed that it was the handiwork of Lashker commander Haider. In the audio clip the speaker may be heard threatening police and BJP leaders. But the authenticity of this audio shouldn’t be confirmed but.

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