His body was found in an orchard in Bonmohalla Hajin, The Greater Kashmir reported.
To instil fear in the locals, Lashkar-e-Taiba terrorists beheaded a 24-year-old man in South Kashmir's Bandipore district.
Manzoor Ahmed Bhat was abducted along with his father Abdul Gaffar Bhat after militants stormed their house in Hajin area on the intervening night of April 4 and 5.
The police also said that the gunmen had after barging into Butt's home beaten up the inmates before dragging the father-son duo and taking them along.
The later managed to escape from their clutches but was shot by the militants. Police believes that the terrorist at the center of this incident is the local terrorist Mohommad Saleem Parrey.
This is the second incident in the last three days when militants have unleashed mayhem In Hajin. Earlier, body of Naseer Ahmed Parray (37), who was abducted on Monday evening, was recovered from the outskirts of the town the next day. Manzoor and his father were on Wednesday abducted by Lashkar militants.
He identified foreign militants of LeT as Abu Muslim, Hubaib, Khalid, Abu Hamza and Haider. "The scourge of terror has hit a new low as the brutality of this act has left us all in shock". Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti strongly condemned the brutal murder. "I'm not surprised", he tweeted.
Parrey, a resident of Hajin, had joined the LeT ranks past year.