According to a police officer, on October 24, the two villagers, Javed Shah of Targain and his relative Khadam Shah of Hasote-Chassana, were reported missing.
The police said the civilian was killed in ‘cross firing’ in south Kashmir’s Shopian district, after militants attacked security forces party.
A search operation launched by the security forces took shape of an encounter after the militants opened fire at the security forces who retaliated.
According to the officials, the ultras conducted the attack on the CRPF team at Kralcheck while they were carrying out road opening duties.
In a separate encounter in Tral area of Pulwama on Friday morning, two unidentified militants were gunned down by security personnel, the police added.
Captain Bhoopendra Singh had also provided wrong information to his superiors and the police about the recovery made during the staged encounter, the charge sheet read.
The chargesheet submitted before the chief judicial magistrate also identifies the role of two civilians -- Tabish Nazir and Bilal Ahmed Lone -- in the case.
Families of killed Kashmir youth seek bodies, not money
Reacting to the news, former Chief Minister Omar Abdullah tweeted ‘three innocent men were killed in an encounter and passed off as militants. Why do they not learn?’
A farmer sits near his red chillies at a deserted APMC market, during the weekend curfew imposed by the Karnataka government to curb the spread of COVID-19, in Hubballi.PTI Photo
Delhi Chief Minister & AAP National Convenor Arvind Kejriwal being welcomed by women supporters during his door-to-door campaign ahead of the Goa Assembly elections, in Goa.PTI Photo
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The Lajpat Nagar market wears a deserted look during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan
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