SRINAGAR: Suspected militants shot dead a special police officer in Rajpora area of southern Pulwama district on Tuesday.
A police official told Greater Kashmir that militants forced their entry into the house of SPO Sameer Ahmad son of Wali Muhammad of Hanjan Payeen, Rajpora, and fired at him.
He died on the spot, the official said, adding that a case has been registered into the incident and investigation taken up.
On December 29 last year, four militants were killed in a seven-hour-long gunfight with government forces in the same village.
In 2018, many SPOs working with the state police had put in their papers following the death threats by militants.__GK News