Awantipora Youth Succumbs In Delhi

KL Report

Srinagar

An 18 year old student from South Kashmir’s Larkipora, Awantipora, Milad Rashid Shah, who was stabbed allegedly by his friend, Sahil Rashid of Chersoon Awantipora in Bathindi Jammu, succumbed to his injuries at a Hospital in Delhi, late last evening.

According to the police reports, the duo Milad and Sahil who were pursuing their studies in Jammu had a verbal brawl on February 25 after which the latter stabbed the former repeatedly resulting in critical injuries to Milad. The youth had later been shifted to a Delhi hospital by his relatives for treatment, where he succumbed to his injuries today, the sources added.

“They had an altercation following which the accused and some of his friends took him to a secluded place in Bhathindi and stabbed him,” said Sub-Inspector (SI) of the Bhathindi police station, Muhammad Iqbal, who was in Awantipora to complete the Legal procedure.

The police in Jammu taking cognizance of the situation had arrested the accused, “He remained in police custody for 7 days before he got bail from the court,” the SI said, “He has confessed to the crime,”

A case bearing number 42/2013 has been lodged in the Trikuta Nagar police station, under sections 452, 307 and 323 of the RPC.

“The case has been changed into a murder case now,” said a senior police official in Jammu, “We have sent police personnel to re-arrest the accused; however he is somewhere in Punjab,”

The officer said that the police are keeping a tight vigil and the accused will be arrested soon as he returns to Jammu.
Meanwhile the relatives and neighbours of the deceased held protest demonstrations in their area and the local police station and demanded immediate arrest of the accused.

Pertinently, the deceased Milad Ahmad Shah was a class 11th student and son of Mohammad Maqbool Shah alias Nargis Maqbool, a famous Kashmiri singer from Padgampora, Awantipora area of Pulwama district.

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