Sopore killing: IO to record statements from June 26

KL Report


The District Magistrate, Baramulla, Dr. Farooq Ahmed Lone, who has been appointed as inquiry officer into the killing of a civilian at Sopore on June 23, 2014, has notified that any person having any knowledge about the said firing incident can depose before him June 26 to June 30, 2014 from 2 pm onwards in his office at Baramulla.

According to a notice, issued Wednesday, the depositions can be made orally or in the form of written affidavits.

It may be recalled the Government constituted an inquiry committee comprising District Magistrate Baramulla to ascertain the factual position with respect to the causes and circumstances of the firing incident that took place in Krankshivan, Sopore on June 23, 2014 leading to the death of one civilian, Arshad Ahmad Shah S/O Abdul Aziz Shah R/O Naseem Bagh, Sopore and injuries to four other persons.

Sopore is under strict curfew ever since the incident took place.


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