Mehbooba condemns killing, burning house of ex sarpanch

ANI | Updated: Oct 17, 2017 18:49 IST

Srinagar(J-K) [India], Oct 17 (ANI): Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti on Tuesday condemned killing of ex-sarpanch Mohammad Ramazan Sheikh.

"I condemn killing of ex sarpanch Mohammad Ramazan and burning of his house. Such dastardly acts cannot justify or achieve any political goals," the Chief Minister said.

Earlier in the day, house of former sarpanch Ramzan Sheikh of Imam Sahib village, was set on fire by mobs in Shopian district.

Earlier on Monday, three terrorists killed Sheikh following a scuffle.

Sheikh was immediately rushed to a nearby hospital, where doctors declared him brought dead. (ANI)