Murder case solved, accused arrested : Police


Jammu and Kashmir Police on Wednesday claimed to have solved a murder case and arrested the accused involved in the commission of a crime after carrying out investigation in a professional manner.

A police spokesman in a statement said that “On 01.09.2018, Srinagar Police recovered a decomposed body from a rented accommodation in Barbarshah area of Srinagar, who was later identified as Abdul Rashid Sheikh resident of Serigufwara Anantnag.”

“Accordingly proceedings under section 174 CRPC were initiated. Investigating officers learnt from the medical reports that the cause of death was due to the injury on the head,” said the spokesman.

“Accordingly, FIR under relevant sections of law was registered and the investigation was initiated,” he said.

“Police while making use of scientific and modern tools of the investigation were able to identify one individual identified as Javid Iqbal Gojar resident of Mendhar district Poonch who was involved in the offence.  When the officers spoke to him, they learnt about his involvement in the crime,” he added.

“He has been arrested and shifted to police station Kralkhud where he remains in custody. Police have also recovered the weapon of offence.  Further investigation in the matter is going on,” said a police spokesman in a statement.


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