A retired PDD engineer Mehrajuddin Mir of Soura who was hit on head by unidentified persons on Sunday morning succumbed to his injuries at SKIMS Soura.
"We have CCTV installed at gate of our house. Mir was hit hard on his head by some unidentified persons just 100 meters away from his house," said a family member. The incident occurred on Saturday morning, when Mir left his house to buy some vegetables from a nearby market.
A police officer said that they have registered a case under section 307 and investigations are on. "We took Mir to SKIMS Soura where he succumbed later. We are probing the case," the officer said.