Parents of missing `mystic’ approach Police
Surankote Fake Encounter
NASIR HUSSAIN MALIK
Rajouri, Aug 10: Police may conduct DNA test of a villager, who claimed that the youth killed in fake encounter at Surankote area of Poonch district resembled his missing son.
Official sources said that a family of village Saaj in Rajouri district has approached the police saying that they suspect that the youth killed in the `encounter’ was their son.
The head of the family, Muhammad Ishaq, has reportedly claimed that his mystic son, identified as 30 year old Muhammad Aslam, was also missing from Rajouri from last few days.
Deputy Superintendent of Police (DySP) Operations Surankote Yogal Manhas, who is investigating the matter, confirmed that the villagers have approached the police. “The villager only wanted to see the picture of the deceased as he suspect that it is his son. But he is not sure himself”, he said adding, Police may go for DNA test in case the need arises.
Muhammad Ishaq told Greater Kashmir that he became suspicious after he heard about the encounter. “My son was freely moving in Rajouri till recently but we do not know his whereabouts from last around a week”, he said.
Ishaq said that he has seen the picture at Surankote Police Station and believes that it is of his son. “The face of the youth in the picture is completely destroyed but his beard resemble with that of my son”,” he said.
Police said that it will take final decision with regard to the claim on Friday.
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