Police Files Chargesheet In Langate Civilian Killing Case


Jammu and Kashmir Police on Thursday submitted the charge sheet in a case of an attack at village Babagund area in Langate which resulted in the death of one Civilian.

A police spokesman in a statement said, “Handwara Police today submitted Chargesheet for a Case FIR No 34/2019 of Police Station Kralgund.”

“The FIR pertains to the incident dated 27.05.2019, wherein militants using illegal weapons had fired indiscriminately upon a civilian  Ab Majeed Shah resident of Village Babagund, Langate resulting in critical firearm injuries and who later succumbed to his injuries,” said the spokesman.

“After the conclusion of the investigation, charge-sheet was filed before the competent Court under relevant sections of law by Handwara Police after obtaining necessary Government sanction for prosecution,” he said.

“The Chargesheet has been filed against five accused including three militants and two associates identified as Aquib Javid Bhat resident of village Babagund, Langate and Feroz Ahmad Dar resident of Village Khanoo, Langate for their role in hatching criminal conspiracy for the militant act, harbouring militants and lending support to the proscribed organisation,” said a police spokesman in a statement.


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