Srinagar, July 21: A police constable who was abducted by unknown terrorists from his residence was found dead in Kulgam district of Jammu and Kashmir on Saturday evening. His bullet-riddled body was recovered from Qaimoh Gath area. The constable Salim Khan was on leave when he was abducted last night from his residence in the Mutalhama area of the district. Earlier in the day, security officials had launched a massive manhunt  to trace Khan. Also Read - Farooq Abdullah Appointed Chairman of PAGD; Mehbooba Mufti to be Deputy

The incident came days after police had recovered the body of a constable Javaid Ahmad. He was also abducted by militants from his home in the Shopian district of Jammu & Kashmir. Also Read - Only National Flag Will be Hoisted: BJP Demands Action Against Mehbooba Mufti Over 'Seditious' Remarks

Last month an Army jawan Aurangzeb was abducted and killed by terrorists from Jammu and Kashmir’s Pulwama while on his way back home to celebrate Eid with his family. After his abduction, the Jammu and Kashmir Police had launched a massive manhunt. Hours later, his bullet-riddled body was found in the outskirts of Pulwama.

In May last year, terrorists had kidnapped a young Lieutenant of Rashtriya Rifles, Ummer Fayaz, while he was attending a wedding in his family in Shopian. Fayaz’s bullet-riddled body was found the next day.