Meanwhile, pursuing credible leads of the presence of LeT terrorists in Kupwara, police, along with 41 Rashtriya Rifles (RR) and 98 Bn CRPF, on Friday launched a cordon and search operation in Juggiyal, Turshan Mohalla, Hyhama areas of the district.
Gunmen beheaded a Kashmiri youth after kidnapping him and his father from their home in Hajin area of Jammu and Kashmir's north-western district of Baramulla.
On Wednesday night, terrorists barged into the house of Abdul Gaffar Bhat in north Kashmir's Hajin and abducted Gaffar and his son Manzoor.
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Last year, a similar case of slitting of throat by the militants surfaced in Hajin. On Monday too the terrorists had stormed into the house of Farooq Ahmad Parrey and started firing randomly. The outfit has not reacted to the charge, so far.
The headless body of Manzoor Ahmad Bhat, 25, a resident of Hajin, "was found at an orchard in Bonmohalla in Hajin" in the morning. "They informed the police which relocated to the place and took up investigations". He said Lashkar terrorist Mohammed Saleem Parrey is believed to have played a major role in the murder. Terrorists are branding families as acting as informers for security forces and then targeting them in order to spread fear in the Valley and discourage them from alerting security forces of insurgency in the Valley. His bullet-riddled corpse was found on the outskirts of the township next day.