Killing not linked to polls: CM
Jammu, Apr 16: Chief Minister Omar Abdullah Saturday said there is no confirmation that the killing of a woman who was a candidate in the coming Panchayat polls in Budgam district of Kashmir valley is related to elections.
“Till now it has not been confirmed that it (killing of woman Panchayat candidate) is related to Panchayat elections”, Omar told reporters here.
Omar was replying to questions about the killing of 45-year-old Mubeena, candidate for Panchayat polls in village Karpora in Budgam district of Kashmir valley last night.
He further said “police investigation is going on. Whatever inputs we get during the investigation, we will share with you (media)”.
The Chief Minister said that as per the information of the police, woman was linked to Panchayat polls. “It is true that she was a candidate of Panchayat elections”, Omar said adding but it may not be the lone reason for the killing.
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