n inspector of Criminal Investigation Department (CID), J&K Police, was shot dead by suspected militants in Nowgam area of Srinagar on Tuesday evening.
Official were quoted as saying by GNS that the militants fired at and critically injured the CID inspector when he was returning after offering prayers at Kanipora area of Nowgam.
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He was shifted to hospital where he was declared brought dead on arrival, they said.
A police officer confirmed the killing of the CID inspector and identified him as Pervaiz Ahmad Dar. He was posted at police station Parimpora.
“Investigations have been started,” he said.