A man was shot dead in Nalthi Pull area of Bhaderwah in Doda district of Jammu and Kashmir shortly after midnight.
Official sources told GNS news agency that the man namely Nayeem Shah, a resident of Mohalla Qilla Bhaderwah was fired upon around 2 am, resulting in his instant death.
A police officer told GNS that a case has been registered and further investigations taken up.
“Body has been taken for postmortem and would be handed over to the family after completion of the medico legal formalities,” the officer said.
Asked about the reports that he has been fired upon from a Desi rifle, the officer said: “It is a matter of investigation and details would be shared as they emerge.”
In wake of Shah’s killing, the authorities have decided to impose restrictions to prevent any disturbances in law and order in Bhaderwah.