HC orders re-investigation in Tufail Matto killing case

KL Report

SRINAGAR

High Court has issued orders of fresh investigation in the killing of teen ager Tufail Matto, which had triggered a valley vide mass uprising in 2010. The judgement regarding it was issued on Friday, after reserving it for eight years.

The Court of Justice Justice Virender Singh in its judgement ordered a fresh investigation in the killing by the Crime Branch of the Police.

Earlier, a lower court had ordered closure of the case.

The judgement said that the Crime branch can have the case record from the special police team who was investigating it earlier.

Pertinently, Tufail Ahmad Mattoo (17) was killed at Ghani memorial stadium near Rajouri Kadal in old city on June 11, 2010  after hit by a tear gas shell.

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