Hyderpora encounter: SIT said Altaf was used as a shield by Pakistani terrorist, lost his life in cross firing

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Four people were killed in an encounter that took place on the evening of 15 November in Hyderpora, Srinagar. Another person, including the owner of the building where the two terrorists were hiding, was also killed in this encounter.

The family alleged that Altaf Bhatt and Dr. Mudasir Gul were deliberately killed by the police. At the same time, the police had accused both of them of being helpful to the terrorists. After the question was raised on the encounter, the responsibility of investigating it was given to the SIT.

On Tuesday, SIT in-charge DIG Sujit Kumar spoke to the media regarding this matter. He told that the building owner Altaf Bhatt was used by Pakistani terrorists as a shield. He died in cross firing during the encounter.

At the same time, Dr. Mudasir Gul was killed by foreign terrorists. Along with this, a local terrorist Amir Magrey was a close associate of the foreign militant, who was killed in an encounter with him.

Foreign terrorist was also helpful with Bilal Bhai
Addressing the press conference in the Police Control Room (PCR), Central Kashmir DIG Sujit Kumar Singh told through a presentation about the encounter that CCTV footage and other evidence show that a foreign terrorist named Bilal Bhai attacked the building during the encounter. Altaf Bhatt was used as a shield (human shield). At the same time, Bilal Bhai was present in the chamber of Dr. Mudasir Gul along with another local terrorist Amir Magrey.

Bilal Bhai used to travel in the car with Dr. Mudasir Gul
DIG Sujit Kumar Singh said that the CCTV footage showed that Dr. Mudasir Gul was traveling with foreign terrorist Bilal Bhai in his car in Srinagar city. Footage and other evidence suggest that Amir Magrey Jamalta was with the foreign terrorist during the Srinagar attack. Aamir often traveled to Bandipora and Gurez, although this angle is still being investigated. The DIG said, “Two pistols and four magazines have been recovered from the encounter site. Along with this, the family of Altaf, the owner of the building, did not give any satisfactory reply regarding the people living on the rent.

The relatives had demonstrated along with the one-year-old daughter of Dr. Gul, who was killed in the encounter.

The relatives had demonstrated along with the one-year-old daughter of Dr. Gul, who was killed in the encounter.

The body was not handed over to the family
After the encounter, the police did not hand over the bodies of Mohammad Altaf Bhatt and Dr. Mudassir Gul to the family. Both were buried along with the other two terrorists in a graveyard in Handwara as a precautionary measure. Later, on the demand of the family members, the bodies of both were taken out from the graveyard and returned to them. The family had raised questions on the encounter and demanded an inquiry. After which Lieutenant Governor Manoj Sinha announced a magisterial inquiry into the incident. Police also investigated the matter through SIT.

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