SRINAGAR: Curfew was imposed in Bhaderwah valley of Jammu and Kashmir’s eastern Doda district on Thursday following protests and incidents of violence over the killing of a local resident allegedly by ‘cow vigilantes’.
The police said that it has detained seven persons for questioning but the main accused is absconding. Reports said that 50-year-old Nayeem Ahmed Shah was shot dead by assailants in Kathi-Nalthi Pull locality of Bhaderwah around 2 am on Thursday, using a ‘desi’ (country-made) gun.
Shah was along with another person returning home in Mohalla Qilla of Bhaderwah along with a herd of cattle. Shah died on the spot while his associate escaped with minor injuries.
The murder sparked off protests in Bhaderwah, forcing the district administration to impose curfew in the town....