Srinagar: Dreaded ikhwani (government-backed gunman) Papa Kishtwari died on Thursday afternoon in Police Hospital Srinagar.
Papa Kishtwari, whose real name is Ghulam Muhammad Lone and is a resident of Frestbal Pampore was a notorious government-supported gunman in 1990s.
He was languishing in Srinagar Central Jail for several killings he committed during his murderous era.
Quoting police sources, Kashmir News Trust reported that Kishtwari was not feeling well while in jail and was brought for health check-up at Police Hospital Srinagar where he died Thursday afternoon. KNT