A Hurriyat Conference member was shot at on Saturday by unidentified gunmen.
The incident took place in Jammu and Kashmir’s Sopore area.
Police have so far figured that the man was affiliated to group led by separatist leader Syed Ali Geelani.
The man was rushed to the hospital but he was declared dead.
The man has been identified as Hakim-ul-Rehman Sultani and had recently been released from jail.