Court directs police to complete probe in 2 months
D A RASHID
Srinagar, Dec 12: A court has directed police to complete in two months the probe into a custodial death of a resident of Alochibagh here.
Expressing displeasure over the tardy investigation, the Chief judicial Magistrate Srinagar in his order said: “ I deem it proper to direct the investigating agency (police) to complete the investigation of the case in next two months.”
The court also directed the SSP Srinagar to treat the matter as exceptional priority and submit the progress report fortnightly.
Terming the investigation as ‘sorry state of affairs’, the court observed “number of times the status reports were furnished by the investigating agency but by and large there has been very slow progress on part of the investigating agency in taking the investigation to logical conclusion.”
“It seems that the Investigating Officer instead of remaining proactive in investigation of the case, has waited for witnesses to come to him and such wait has been long enough to case substantial delay in the matter,” the court said.
The complainant, Chesfeda had filed an application before the CJM court on September 9, 2009 wherein she stated that the investigating agency was not carrying out probe sincerely into the case.
In a complaint through her lawyer Bashir Sidiq, she pleaded before the court to monitor the investigation of the case of her husband, Mushtaq Ahmad Beig who she alleged was killed in custody.
An FIR was registered in police station Karanagar regarding the killing after doctors at SMHS described Beig as brought dead.
Beig, according to the complaint, had succumbed to torture injuries before reaching hospital in 2009.
“The post-mortem report of Beig had revealed that his death was caused due to subdural haemorrhage caused by a blunt force,” said advocate Sidiq.
According to Chasfeda, Beig was called by police to Cargo for questioning and later allegedly tortured.
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