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Man shot dead for forcefully trying to enter Farooq Abdullah's Jammu residence

By Chennabasaveshwar

Jammu, Aug 4: A man was gunned down by security personnel when he was trying to enter former Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Farooq Abdullah's residence in Jammu in a car on Saturday.

A man was gunned down by security personnel when he was trying to enter former Jammu and Kashmir CM Farooq Abdullahs residence in Jammu. Courtesy: ANI

A suspect driving XUV500 broke the barrier and tried to forcibly intrude into the residence of Farooq Abdullah. He was warned but he didn't listen to the warning of CRPF security guard posted in the gate. Section of 38 BN CRPF manning the gate opened fire at the vehicle.

The suspected man body recovered and search of the vehicle going on. In this incident, one CRPF personnel received minor injuries.

The man has been identified as Murfas Shah, a resident of Poonch.

SD Singh Jamwal IG, Jammu Zone, said, "There was an attempt of forceful entry into the house(Farooq Abdullah's) by an individual named Murfas Shah, a resident of Poonch. He forced his way through the VIP gate in an SUV. He was unarmed. The investigation is underway. "

"The intruder breached the main gate and went inside. He had a scuffle with the duty officers there. Duty officer was also injured. After that he entered the residence, there has been some sort of damage to the articles over there. Subsequently, he was shot dead," said SSP Jammu Vivek Gupta.


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