SRINAGAR: Jammu and Kashmir Police on Wednesday claimed to have arrested four youth in the case of death of Srinagar youth namely Mubashir Sajad Dar.

A police spokesman in a statement said, “On December 28, 2020, PS Pahalgam received information about the death of one youth from Srinagar namely Mubashir Sajad Dar son of Sajad Ahmad Dar resident of Khanyar.

“Upon receipt of the information, an inquest proceeding under section 174 CrPC was initiated in Police Station Pahalgam. During the course of proceedings under 174 CrPC, all the medico-legal formalities were completed and an SIT headed by SDPO Pahalgam was formed by SSP Anantnag Shri Sandeep Chaudhary-IPS. During the course of the proceeding, many suspects including the friends of the deceased who had accompanied him to Pahalgam were questioned. Modern technical methods were used to collect evidence which led to some suspects,” said a police spokesman in a statement.

“On the basis of investigation conducted during the course of inquest proceedings, case FIR No. 02/2021 under relevant sections of law was registered in PS Pahalgam. During the course of investigation following suspects including drugs dealer who supplied them heroin have been arrested,” he said.

“The accused persons have been identified as Usman Ali Baba resident of Wanabal, Kateeb Ali Buch resident of Wanabal, Oman Aftab Dar resident of Hyderpora and the Drugs dealer – Reyaz Ahmad Dar resident of Hassanpora Tavela Bijbehera,” he added.

“Further investigation of the case is going on,” said a police spokesman in a statement.


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