Srinagar: An army jawan, posted in the militant stronghold of Shopian in south Kashmir, was today abducted by militants, police here said.
Rajouri resident Aurangzeb, who was picked up from Kalampora area in Pulwama, was proceeding on leave for Eid, officials said.
He belongs to 4 Jammu and Kashmir Light Infantry and is at present posted with the 44 Rashtriya Rifles camp at Shadimarg in Shopian, they said.
At about 9 am today, army men from the unit stopped a car asking the driver to drop Aurangzeb in Shopian, officials said, recounting what had happened.
Militants stopped the vehicle as it approached Kalampora and abducted the jawan.
Police is investigating the case. The Army is also conducting a inquiry into the incident, they said. (PTI)
Would love to see our industry become cleaner, respectful of women: Rahman on #MeToo
Woody Allen won’t stop writing despite Hollywood condemnation
‘Pinkathon’ organised to promote health awareness among women
Deepika-Ranveer to get married in November
Harassment stories anger me: Raveena Tandon on #MeToo
© 2017 State Times Daily Newspaper