Man who was shot at apologises to militants for his political links
SRINAGAR : National Conference worker, who was allegedly shot and injured by militants on Monday evening, was warned to stay away from politics before being shot.
Militants fired on Sajjad Ganai, 35, near his residence at Chitragam Kalan village of south Kashmir’s Shopian district on Monday evening.
The NC worker suffered a gunshot wound in his leg and was rushed to a hospital.
His condition is now stated to be stable.
In a video, purportedly shot by the militants before injuring him, has been shared widely on social media.
The NC worker is seen seeking an apology from the militants for his association with the NC, as they aim their guns at him.
Sajjad, who is said to be a close associate of former NC legislator Showkat Ahmad Ganai, is heard saying that he will break his ties with the political party and Showkat Ganai and will concentrate on his family and two daughters.
Some senior NC leaders visited him at the hospital on Tuesday.
“Sajjad is stable now. The gunmen had barged into his home last night. First they shot his video and after taking him outside the house, they fired on his leg,’’ former NC legislator Showkat Ganaisaid.