nspector General of Police Vijay Kumar on Saturday said that one among the three militants killed in upper reaches of Tral in Pulwama was Wakeel Shah who is said was involved in the killing of BJP leader Rakesh Pandit earlier this year.
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“JeM (militant) Wakeel Shah neutralised in today’s encounter. He was involved in killing of Rakesh Pandita (BJP leader),” IGP Kashmir said in a tweet.
— Kashmir Zone Police (@KashmirPolice) August 21, 2021