Brothers of slain rifleman Aurangzeb join Indian Army

Mohammad Tariq and Mohammad Shabbir, brothers of slain Army rifleman, Aurangzeb on Monday joined the Indian Army during the enrolment parade of 100 new recruits here. Shabbir agreed with his brother's statements and expressed he was eager to serve the country. Both their parents were also present in the function and expressed happiness with their sons' decision. Aurangzeb was abducted from Pulwama by terrorists and later his bullet-ridden body was recovered on June 14 last year. The deceased Army man was proceeding towards his home for the festival of Eid, when he was abducted in broad daylight from a vehicle. After his abduction, the Jammu and Kashmir police had launched a massive manhunt. Aurangzeb belonged to 44 Rashtriya Rifles, and was posted in Shopian district.