Bandipora: Dreaded ikhwani (government-backed gunman) Papa Kishtwari who died on Thursday was buried during late hours on Friday night in presence of his family members in North Kashmir, Kashmir News Trust (KNT) reported.
Ghulam Muhammad Lone alias Papa Kishtwari alias Mumma Lone had let loose a reign of terror in South Kashmir’s Pampore where he was active during the heydays of militancy in Valley. He is said to be involved a lot of murders.
He died of cardiac arrest on Thursday when he was brought to Police Hospital from Srinagar Central Jail for a health checkup.
Zahoor Ahmed Mir, whose father had been murdered by Kishtwari, told KNT that everyone in Pampore, where he used to live as a renter, refused to offer space in the graveyard for this infamous gunman.
“He was later taken to his ancestral graveyard in Matipora Ajas area of Bandipora reportedly where he was buried in presence of his family members,” he said.
Mir said the graveyard was cordoned off during the burial process and no local was allowed to proceed towards the graveyard. KNT