Charge sheet filed against three persons involved in killing of a civilian

Srinagar

Jammu and Kashmir Police on Saturday presented a charge sheet against three accused for their involvement in a crime.

A police spokesman in a statement said, “Baramulla police today presented a charge sheet against three accused identified as Aaqib Shalla and Aaqib Hajam residents of Chisti Colony Baramulla and an active militant for their involvement in case FIR No. 112/2019 pertaining to killing of one civilian Sameer Yousuf Ahanger resident of old Town Baramulla.”

“On June 30,2019, terrorists had fired on civilian Sameer Yousuf who sustained critical injuries in the incident. He was shifted to SKIMS Soura for treatment however he succumbed to his injuries,” said the spokesman.

“Accordingly case FIR No. 112/2019 was registered in Police Station Baramulla and special investigation team was assigned to carry out the investigation of this crime,” he said.

“During the course of investigation, police identified the accused as Aaqib Shalla and Aaqib Hajam and another person who is an active terrorist. The two accused Aaqib Shalla and Aaqib Hajam were subsequently arrested and the weapon of offence was also recovered,” he added.

The spokesman said, “On the basis of evidence collected during the course of investigation, it was learnt that the attack was carried out by this group including an active militant affiliated with proscribed outfit HM. As per the police investigation, the active militant was part of this group while carrying out the attack and is wanted by law for his complicity in the crime.”

“Police today presented charge sheet against three accused before the Court. The two accused have been sent to Judicial Custody while the search for the third active militant is in progress,” said police spokesman in a statement.

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