Srinagar: Lieutenant Governor, Manoj Sinha has strongly condemned the killing of Political leader from Budgam, Abdul Hamid.
The Bharatiya Janta Party worker, Abdul Hamid Najar, a resident of Ompora, was critically injured when militants fired upon him while he went out for a morning walk. Mr. Najar, who suffered bullet injuries to abdomen and leg, was shifted to the hospital in Srinagar.
The 38-year-old succumbed to his wounds at Shri Maharaja Hari Singh hospital in Srinagar on Monday.
Lt Governor expressed anguish over the killing and said that the heinous act is an attempt to spread fear and there can be no justification for such attacks.
The society does not have any space for perpetrators of violence and those involved in this cowardly act shall be brought to justice, he added.
In a condolence message, the Lt Governor has conveyed his deepest sympathies to the bereaved family and prayed for eternal peace to the departed soul. ( with inputs from KNS)