SRINAGAR: Family member of slain Jammu and Kashmir police Sub Inspector Imtiyaz Ahmed Mir writes anonymous post on Facebook to militants that read, they had killed a man “who loved Kashmir and its people…come and kills us all.”
A peace votary, 30-year-old Mir was mercilessly shot dead by militants at Wahibug in Pulwama district of South Kashmir on Sunday afternoon when he was on his way home.
In the “Open letter to the murderers of Sub Inspector Mir Imtiaz”, posted on Mir’s Facebook page, by the anonymous writer who did not disclose his name said that by killing the SI “you have killed a loving son of an aged mother, an obedient son of an old father.” “U killed a brother who was the only support of his brother and sister.. U killed every dream of a young girl whom he wanted to marry (sic),” the post read. The post termed Mir as a devout Muslim who was a bright student and had excelled in his studies as well as profession.
“U killed a man who had suffistic thoughts… Someone who read suifisim vastly… Who read Karal Marx and every other field of thought..U killed a man who topped his Masters batch… Who was among the toppers of his S I batch (sic). “Most importantly you killed someone who loved his Kashmir and its people like anything.. Whose only wish was to see a happy Kashmir,” the open letter read.
Son of a retired police officer, Mir was going to home to see his aged parents and “trouble-stricken” sister who reside at Sontabugh in the interiors of Pulwama district. He was so desperate that he change his appearance. In a bid to dodge militants, he shaved off his beard but all that proved unsuccessful.
“But wen u killed him y didn’t u kill us all.. Y didn’t u kill hs Mom Dad sister brother and the women whom he wanted to spend the rest of his life vd.. (sic) “How can anyone console them…and we all just wanna ask his killers y did they not kill us all.. Plz come and kill us all… We can’t live without him (sic),” the passionate letter said.