From Social Media to real world people of Kashmir cutting across the political ideologies condemned the killing of young 25-year-old Arif Sofi in Sopore North Kashmir who happens son of prominent Hurriyat activist Maqbool Sofi has evoked widespread condemnation from all corners of the society.
The Chairman of Hurriyat Conference (M) Mirwaiz Umer Farooq condemned the killing of Arif Ahmad Sofi, wrote on Twitter “Deeply saddened and strongly condemn the killing of 25-year-old Arif Ahmad of Sopore by unknown assailants, killing human beings in every form is cowardly and against humanity.”
“The killing of an unarmed person is unjustified, Sofi was a wonderful human being, I had not met him from several years since I left the pharmaceutical agency, but still today I lost a good friend,” said a local entrepreneur Mudasir Muran while recalling his memories with Arif years back.
Pertinently, son of the local head of Peoples League, a resident of Unisoo on the outskirts of Sopore was shot dead by unknown gunmen late Wednesday Night. He was laid to rest in his ancestral graveyard today amid a massive pro-freedom and pro-Pakistan sloganeering.
Sofi was working with a pharmaceutical agency is survived by two brothers and three sisters and a differently-abled father. KNS