Naveed Jatt’s associate slain in Budgam gunfight identified as Sopore resident

Srinagar, Publish Date: Nov 29 2018

The second ‘militant’ killed in a gunfight along with LeT commander Naveed Jatt at Chattergam in central Kashmir’s Budgam district yesterday has been identified as a resident of Sopore in Baramulla district.

Reports said that the slain was identified as Mehraj-ud-Din Khan alias Maroof and Kaleemullah, a resident of New colony Sopore.

Mehraj, who as per police was an overground worker of the militants, had reportedly fled away from a police station in Sopore on 5 October 2018, just four days after his arrest.

His body has been handed over to his family.