Srinagar: The personal security officer (PSO) of Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) leader was shot dead by terrorists in Jammu and Kashmir on Friday.
The policeman was on duty of PDP leader Mufti Sajjad Hussain. He is the cousin of PDP chief and former J&K chief minister Mehbooba Mufti. Hussain was inside the mosque offering Friday prayers when the incident took place.
According to reports, the cop was killed by terrorists outside a mosque in Bijbehara area of South Kashmir’s Anantnag district.
The deceased cop was identified as Farooq Ahmed Rishi. The ultras had fired at him from close range. A massive hunt is on to nab the terrorists, police sources said.