Srinagar, Sept 24 (GNS): Unknown gunmen on Thursday evening shot dead advocate Babar Qadri in Hawal area of Central Kashmir’s Srinagar district.
A senior Police officer told GNS that the gunmen fired upon Babar Qadri from blank point range, killing him instantly on the spot.
Medical Superintendent Dr Farooq Jan also confirmed that Babar Qadri had received bullet wound and was brought dead to the hospital.
Babar was an Advocate, Panelist, debater and also a writer.
Soon after the attack whole area has been condoned off to nab the attackers, the officials said.
Three days ago, in a tweet had urged the police in Jammu to register an FIR against a Facebook user for spreading “wrong campaign” against him.
“I urge the state Police administration to register FIR against this Shah Nazir who has spread wrong campaign that I work for agencies. This untrue statement can lead to threat to my life, Qadri had written in his last tweet and shared a screen shot of the purported threat.
Meanwhile a large number of people participated in the funeral prayers of Qadri, held outside his residence. (GNS)