Srinagar: An purported video of Army rifleman Aurangzeb, who was kidnapped and brutually murdered, being interrogated by terrorists moments before his death has surfaced.
In the footage, Aurangzeb is seen sporting blue denims and full-sleeves T-shirt. He's being interrogated by the terrorists about his encounters, team and so on.
The video is yet to be verified by central agencies.
Here's a transcript of the video:
Terrorist: What's your name?
Terrorist: Father's name?
Aurangzeb: Mohammed Hanif.
Terrorist: Where do you live?
Terrorist: Where's duty?
Aurangzeb: Pulwama... I am a soldier. I get on-post duty.
Terrorist: Meaning, you're Shukla's guard. You go with him on 'civil'?
Terrorist: Were you behind Mohammed, Wasim and Talha Bhai's encounter?
Did you mutilate the body?
Aurangzeb: No, I had injury in hand.
Terrorist: What caused the injury?
Aurangzeb: My hand broke.
Terrorist: Who insulted (defaced) terrorists' body?
Aurangzeb: Happened due to firing.
Terrorist: Who insulted the three?
Aurangzeb: Yes, there was firing.
Terrorist: After the terrorists were martyred?
Aurangzeb belonged to 4 Jammu and Kashmir Light Infantry and was posted at the 44 Rashtriya Rifles camp at Shadimarg in Shopian. He was a part of Major Rohit Shukla's team that eliminated top Hizbul Mujahideen terrorist Sameer Tiger.
On June 14, Aurangzeb boarded a private vehicle to reach Shopian, from where he was supposed to go to his home in Rajouri district for Eid celebrations. The terrorists intercepted the vehicle as it approached Kalampora and abducted the jawan.
Aurangzeb's bullet-ridden body was found by a team of police and Army at Gussu village, about 10 km away from Kalampora, in Pulwama district. He was shot in his head and neck, police said.
Sources in intelligence bureau told Zee Media that four terrorists – two from Jaish-e-Mohammed (JeM) and two Hizbul Mujahideen – were behind the abduction and cold-blooded murder of Aurangzeb.
With agency inputs