Teen's murder case solved, 3 held
Pulwama, June 9: Police has claimed to have solved the murder case of an 18-year-old student, whose body was recovered from Murran here on April 2, by arresting three accused.
Police today produced a challan against the trio in a local court.
Police charge sheet said, the victim Khursheed Ahmad Wani son of Nissar Ahmad of Babhar village went missing in March and his body was recovered on April 2. The incident, police said triggered massive protests in the area with people demanding immediate action against the accused.
The autopsy of the body was conducted and many suspects were lifted for questioning,” police said, adding a youth from Muran divulged some vital clues about the incident.
“The youth revealed that during the intervening night of March 30/31, he heard noise coming from a shed. He however hesitated to go near the structure as it belonged to a person involved in drug abuse. The youth watched the incident through a keyhole and found some persons torturing an unknown boy,” police said and adding “the youth saw three persons coming out with the body and proceeding towards some unknown destination.”
Based on the clue, police arrested Sameer Ahmad Sheikh of Deeri, Javaid Ahmad Shah of Babhar and the owner of shed Abdul Rashid Dar on whose questioning mystery behind the murder was solved, police said.
According to police, the victim was carrying Rs 25000 which the accused wanted to snatch from him resulting into a brawl. “The accused hit Khursheed with iron rods in the shed killing him on the spot,” police said, adding the body of deceased was placed a mound of cow dung, which was recovered three days after the incident.
Police said Sameer and Javaid were allegedly involved in the murder while the third accused, Abdul Rashid Dar had volunteered to appear as an official witness in the case.
Police said the accused and the victim had been friends for many years.
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