Youth’s death triggers massive protest in G'bl
Ganderbal, Jan 20: The death of a youth in mysterious circumstances triggered massive protests in Ganderbal district on Thursday.
Hundreds of people took to streets in Wusan after the body of Feroz Ahmed Dar son of Ghulam Muhammad Dar was recovered from the banks of Sindh Nallah.
“The body of the deceased bore injury and strangulation marks,” his family alleged adding Feroz was missing from January 18.
“We searched for him, but failed to trace. We were shocked to found his body with injury marks,” they said.
The protesters blocked the Srinagar-Leh highway for more than two hours, bringing traffic movement on road to standstill. They demanded that the culprits should be brought to book fiorthwith.
Later the deputy superintendent of police, Harmeet Singh and officials from the civil administration reached on the spot and pacified the protesters by promising action against the killers.
When contacted, Superintendent of Police, Imtiyaz Hussain said “the preliminary investigation suggests that it is a murder.”
“We are investigations the matter and culprits would be nabbed soon,” he said, adding Fir No 8/2011 under section 302 had been registered.
Lastupdate on : Thu, 20 Jan 2011 21:30:00 Makkah time
Lastupdate on : Thu, 20 Jan 2011 18:30:00 GMT
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