Murder case solved in north Kashmir, two accused arrested: Police


Jammu and Kashmir Police on Saturday claimed to have solved a murder case after carrying out a thorough and professional investigation in the matter.

A police spokesman in a statement said, “On 30-12-2019, PP Chowgal received written information that one person namely Abdul Rashid Hajam of Bonpora Maidan Chogul is missing. Accordingly, the missing report was registered and search of the said missing person was started.”

“During the course of proceedings, the officers investigating the case learnt that two suspects identified as Farooq Ahmad Mir resident of Lachampora and Mushtaq Ahmad Dar resident of Zaloora A/P Keegam Kupwara had hatched a conspiracy to murder the said missing individual,” said the spokesman.

“Accordingly, case FIR No. 05/2020 under relevant sections of law was registered at Police Station Handwara and investigation taken up,” he said.

“Subsequently, both the suspects were taken into custody. When the officers spoke to them, they got to know that they are involved in the death of a missing person.  The dead body of the missing person was also retrieved from Srinagar. Further investigation in the matter is in progress,” said the police spokesman.


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