Intruder storms into Farooq Abdullah’s Jammu home, shot dead


Jammu: An intruder was shot dead today in the lobby of National Conference president and former chief minister Farooq Abdullah’s Jammu residence.

The intruder has been identified as Murfaz, a resident of Mendhar in Poonch district, whose father runs a gun factory at Ban-Talab in Jammu, police said.

The National Conference leader, who has the highest Z-plus category security, was not at home when the incident took place.

As per initial information, the man drove at a high speed and banged his car against the main gate of the Bhatindi residence. He later got down from the vehicle and started ransacking the house before being shot dead, police said.

“The intruder breached the main gate and went inside. He had a scuffle with the duty officers there. A duty officer was also injured. After that, he entered the residence. There has been some damage to the articles there. Subsequently, he was shot dead,” SSP Jammu Vivek Gupta told reporters.

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