Rajouri, Oct 17: A husband wife duo were murdered brutally in Upper Kandi village of Jammu and Kashmirs’ Rajouri district after which the panic spread in the entire area with locals demanding immediate identification of the accused involved in the act.
The deceased have been identified as Mohammad Azam (55) son of Mohammad Khan and his wife Gulzar Begum.
The family members of the victims said that the couple was living in their house at Dhok Bagla in Upper Kandi village of Kotranka sub division in Rajouri district and their house was located adjacent to thick forest cover of Kesari Hill.
They said that the duo have been murdered brutally with their throat slit and foot of husband and eyes of wife have also been mutilated.
Political leader Mohammad Ayub Khan, elder brother of victim Mohammad Azam, said that his eleven family members have been murdered in similar acts in the past few decades.
“I am not speaking about the nature of the incident but the law enforcement agencies and investigation agency should ensure that all the aspects of this case are brought to light,” he said.
The incident also sparked protests at main Chowk Kotranka with a large number of people assembled at main chowk raising slogans of justice.
Deputy Commissioner Rajouri Vikas Kundal alongwith SSP Rajouri Amritpal Singh, Additional DC Rajouri Rajeev Khajuria, Additional SP Rajouri Vivek Shekhar Sharma reached at the protest site and held a meeting with protesters.
The officers ensured that the matter will be investigated on priority and whosoever involved will be dealt with iron hands.
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