Man Killed After Hit By Vehicle, Family Alleges Murder

SRINAGAR: A man was killed on Friday late evening after being hit by a vehicle in Chadoora area of Central Kashmir’s Budgam district.

However, family members of the deceased held protests and alleged that he was murdered.

Quoting family members news agency KNO reported that, yesterday at about 8. 30 pm he was at home when someone called him to come out. “However he didn’t return home instead he was found in a pool of blood by locals on a nearby road,” they said.

Identified as Farooq Ah Sheikh son of Gh Nabi Sheikh a resident of Kheerigund Chadoora was immediately shifted to Sub-district hospital Nagam where he succumbed to his injuries.

Family members further said that those who brought the deceased to the hospital have found screwdriver marks on his face and head. They have appealed administration to probe all the aspects.

An official said that driver of a vehicle has been arrested and an investigation has been started to find out weather it’s a murder or an accident.

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