Police on Sunday claimed to have solved a murder case by arresting three persons allegedly involved in the crime.
A police spokesperson in a statement said: “On June 27, 2018, Police Station Chrar-i-Sharief received a complaint from Ghulam Mohammad Dar of Watkulu regarding missing of his son namely Samir Ahmad Dar from June 24, 2018.
The spokesman said that accordingly a missing report was lodged in Police Station Char-i-Sharief and investigation was started.
“On 10th of July 2018, the body of the said missing person was found in irrigation Dam at Yousmarg,” he said.
“On the basis of evidence, a case FIR number 43/2018 under section 302 RPC was registered and an investigation was initiated. To crack the case, a SIT headed by SDPO Khansahib Mohammad Aftab Awan was constituted,” the spokesman said.
“During the course of investigation, three accused persons identified as Shahid Ahmad Dar son of Ghulam Mohammad Dar resident of Nasarpora Shopian, Habibullah Dar son of Ghulam Qadir Dar and Shahid Ahmad Dar son of Ghulam Mohammad Dar, both residents of Doonkulpathri were found involved in commission of the crime and were arrested,” he added.
The spokesman said that the motive for commission of the crime was a grudge against deceased, on account of the affair of deceased with the sister of one of the accused.
“After following the due procedure of law, the investigation report would be submitted before the competent Court of law for trial by Budgam Police,” the spokesman said.