Additional Director General of Police Kashmir Zone, Vijay Kumar on Tuesday said the militant who killed Kashmiri Pandit Sanjay Sharma in Pulwama on Sunday, has been killed in Awantipora encounter this morning.
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ADGP identified the killed militant as Aqib Mushtaq Bhat of Pulwama.
He said Aqib was an ‘A’ category militant, was initially working with Hizbul Mujahideen, but was now working with TRF.
“Killed #terrorist identified as Aqib Mustaq Bhat of #Pulwama (A category). He initially worked for HM #terror outfit, nowadays he had been working with TRF. #Killer of late Sanjay Sharma #neutralised,” police tweeted.