Muhammad Ayub Pandith deputy superintendent of Jammu and Kashmir Police was beaten to death after he was confronted by a group of people in Jamia Masjid compound in Kashmir.
The news spread like wildfire, with people taking to social media to express their views.
– Former Jammu and Kashmir chief minister Omar Abdullah expressed his anger towards the current government,
His death is a tragedy & the manner of his death a travesty. May the people who lynched DySP Pandith burn in hell for their sins. https://t.co/uuddYdbJYc
— Omar Abdullah (@abdullah_omar) June 23, 2017
— Mubassir Latifi مبصر (@Mubassir_Latifi) June 23, 2017
DySP was part of anti-sabotage team to secure Jamia mosque. His pistol was snatched after he fired in self defence. Was beaten to death
— Mufti Islah (@islahmufti) June 23, 2017
On the holy night, DySP Ayub performing security duty at a Kashmir mosque lynched by mob. Bloody Killers. Kashmiryat gone,Humanity is dead. pic.twitter.com/iisn5XjEdY
— Shahid Choudhary (@listenshahid) June 23, 2017
Utterly shocking,barbaric and inhuman. RIP Ayub sahab. https://t.co/1Z5p7PHXTr
— Imtiyaz Hussain (@hussain_imtiyaz) June 23, 2017