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Vehicle used in Kishtwar attack seized: Police

Police have seized the car used in the Kishtwar attack in which a senior RSS functionary and his PSO were killed, an officer said Sunday.The vehicle was recovered from an area in Kishtwar district, he said.

Police have released a photograph of the owner of the vehicle, Zahid Hussain, who had been absconding since the attack, the officer said.”We have identified and tracked down a vehicle. We have identified its owner also,” Inspector General of Police (IGP), Jammu Zone, M K Sinha told.

Hussain has reportedly joined militant outfit Hizb-ul-Mujahideen recently but police did not confirm this.According to sources, the car had a false number plate and had changed hands four times.

Senior RSS leader Chanderkant Sharma and his security guard were killed on April 9 when a militant opened fire inside a health centre in Kishtwar town.

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