Soldier Arrested For ‘Killing’ His Colleague

SRINAGAR: The Jammu and Kashmir Police on Saturday have apprehended an army personnel for reportedly murdering his colleague inside an army barrack located in Samba district last year.

The police discovered the body of 21-year-old Sepoy Pawar Prathamesh, who hailed from Maharashtra, with a bullet wound on May 20, 2022. Following the discovery, inquest proceedings were conducted, according to a police official.

After conducting a thorough investigation under the guidance of Samba Senior Superintendent of Police Benam Tosh, the inquest proceedings were closed and a murder case was registered at Samba police station, based on the collected evidence, according to an official.

The suspect, Sepoy Vaidya Khushrang from Maharashtra, was apprehended and the murder weapon, an AK assault rifle, was confiscated. The official added that the inquest proceedings were conducted professionally, considering all evidence and aspects, and were closed with the murder case being filed on its merits.


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