Family seeks investigation in Friday hit-and-run
Srinagar, July 19: Family of a man killed in a hit-and-run case at Batamaloo on Friday has sought investigations into the case so that “actual cause of death” is known.
According to the family, Abdul Ahad Bhat, 70, of Saidapora, Eidgah left his home at around 5.30 in the morning on Friday on his scooter. The family says they got a call from Ahad’s mobile number at around 6.00 AM about the “accident.”
“The caller told us that he has been dropped half-dead by police outside the SMHS hospital,” said Ali Muhammad, his son.
He was later referred to SKIMS, Soura where doctor’s declared him bought dead on arrival.
The family says they were told that he met an accident near PCR crossing near Batamaloo.
“We were told that it is a case of hit-and-run. Some people told us they saw a police van, a white “Rakshak,” hitting him,” the family maintained.
“It is a case of murder and the guilty should be identified and punished.”
Meanwhile, police has registered an FIR, 82/2010 under section 279, 304-A RPC at police station Batamaloo.
Station House Officer, PS Batamaloo, Zahoor Ahmad told Greater Kashmir that it was a hit-and-run case.
“An unknown vehicle hit him resulting in his death. We have registered a case and the investigations are on.”
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