Srinagar:  In occupied Kashmir , Indian Army has subjected a lecturer to custodial killing in Pulwama district.

The residents of Khrew area of the district told media men that on late Wednesday night the Army personnel barged into the residential houses, harassing and looting the people. They said that the soldiers thrashed the inmates including women and arrested 28 persons, reported Kashmir Media Service.

The locals said that a 30-year-old lecturer, Shabbir Ahmad Mongu, was among the arrested people. They said that Shabbir Ahmad was dragged out and beaten up ruthlessly before the forces’ personnel arrested him. Later, the Indian forces asked the family to take away Shabbir Ahmed’s dead body, they added.

Shabbir’s brother has also been seriously injured by the Army and is critical at SMHS hospital in Srinagar.

Media reports quoting police sources said that the Army first approached police asking them to hand over the dead body of Shabbir to the family. However, police refused to do.

“Many more are said to be missing in the area. All the arrested people have not been released as of yet,” locals said.