Police on Thursday claimed to have solved the Choodora panchayat Ghar fire case and arrested the accused.
A police spokesperson in a statement said: “On 19-09-2018, at around 10 pm, Police station Chadoora received information that some miscreants have set ablaze a Panchayat Ghar at Kultreh Chadoora.”
“A Police party from P/S Chadoora rushed to the spot and with the help of Fire and Emergency Services doused the fire. Subsequently, an FIR No 131/2018 under relevant sections was registered in P/S Chadoora and investigation started,” the police spokesman in a statement said.
“During the course of an investigation, on the basis of different leads, one suspect namely Muzzafar Ahmad Wani son of Ghulam Mohidin Wani a resident of Dawlatpora Chadoora was put to questioning,” he said.
The spokesman said that on the basis of evidence collected by police and questioning, he was found involved in setting ablaze the Panchayat Ghar at Kultreh.
Later on, on the authority of search warrant obtained from the competent court, police conducted a search at his home from where 03 AK Magazines, 1 Pouch and other incriminating material was also recovered, the spokesman said.
The spokesman said that investigation of the case is still going on and shall be culminated on merits.