Srinagar hit-and-run case solved, accused driver arrested: Police


Jammu and Kashmir Police on Tuesday claimed to have solved a hit-and-run case in Srinagar by arresting the erring driver.

A police spokesperson in a statement said Police Station Nigeen received information that an unknown vehicle had hit and injured a pedestrian namely Mushtaq Ahmad Doji son of Mohmad Sultan Doji resident of Doji Mohalla Habak Shanpora.

“The injured later succumbed to his injuries at a hospital,” he said.

“Consequently, a case FIR No 21/2019 under relevant sections of law was registered and the investigation was taken up,” he added.

“During the course of the investigation,  Police Station Nigeen summoned many suspect drivers plying on Foreshore road and based on human & technical inputs, apprehended the accused driver namely  Zakir Naveed Ali son of Mohmad Hanief resident of  Alamgiri Bazar and seized the vehicle type-Mahindra Thar bearing registration No: JK01A G2266,” he said.

“Locals have applauded the swift and prompt action of the police in arresting the accused driver,” said the spokesman.


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