Saroj, daughter of Prem Sagar, asserted that she did not receive any information about her father’s death from the administration. Prem Sagar was a native of Deoria district of Uttar Pradesh.
Under the cover of heavy mortar fire, a Pakistani special forces team sneaked 250 metres across the Line of Control (LoC) into the Poonch sector and beheaded two Indian security personnel today, officials had said.
The Indian had Army vowed an "appropriate" response to the "despicable act", which significantly took place a day after Pakistan army chief Gen Qamar Javed Bajwa visited some areas along the LoC and promised support to the Kashmiris.
Deoria (UP): Family mourns demise of BSF head constable Prem Sagar, whose body was mutilated by Pakistan Army in KG Sector (J&K), yesterday pic.twitter.com/CIENQe4fyW— ANI UP (@ANINewsUP) May 2, 2017
The Pakistan army had denied that it was involved in any attack.
Defence Minister Arun Jaitley had asserted that the "sacrifice (of the two killed) will not go in vain" and the Indian armed forces will react "appropriately" to the "inhuman act" of the Pakistani troops.
"This is a reprehensible and an inhuman act. Such attacks do not take place during war," he had said. (with PTI inputs)