Sarpanch’s murder case solved: Kulgam Police
Kulgam, May 11: Police today claimed to have achieved a major break through in the killing of a Sarpanch of Hawoora village in this south Kashmir district by arresting three persons. The accused, according to police were found to be involved in hatching a conspiracy to eliminate the Sarpanch with the help of Lashkar-I-Toiba (Let) militants.
The arrested persons were identified as Muhammad Younis Lone, Rameez Ahmed Dar alias Major Mast Gull and Dawood Ahmed Allai, all residents of the village Hawoora in Kulgam district.
Ghulam Muhammad Dar, a Sarpanch of Hawoora village, was gunned down by unidentified persons outside the residence on February, 9.
Addressing a press conference, Superintendent of Police (SP), Kulgam, Muhammad Shafi Mir said, “The trio had had also launched an election boycott campaign during the Panchayat elections held in 2011 and were intimidating the contesting candidates by pasting threatening posters, distribution of letters and resorting to stone pelting on their houses.”
He said that even after the election they were doing the same and compelling Panchs and Sarpanchs to resign. “On the complaint of the family members of the deceased the accused persons were picked up in January this year for intimidating the Sarpanch,” the SP said.
The trio, according to SP, developed more animosity and approached some militant commanders of LeT outfit to take revenge by eliminating the Sarpanch.
The SP said that after their release the accused had threatened the Sarpanch of dire consequence for lodging a complaint against them.
“After Sarpanch’s killing a Special Investigation Team was constituted and during investigations it came to fore that the accused had militant connections and hatched a conspiracy with three LeT militants to eliminate Dar,” said Shafi.
He said that the three LeT militants with whom the trio hatched conspiracy are Shabir Ahmad Mir and Ayoutullah Bhat both hailing from Cheenigam Frisal, Kulagam and Muhammad Mohsin Thoker of Awnera Shopian.
“The trio was put to interrogation during which they revealed the motive and the execution of their plan and confessed their crime,” the SP said.
He said that on the instance of one of the accused the police has also recovered the a pistol used in the commission of crime. “The recovered weapon of offence has been sent to FSL for Ballistic examination and all the three accused persons are in the custody,” said he.
The SP said that some more arrests are likely to be made in this connection.
WOMAN, PARAMOUR HELD ON MURDER CHARGES
Meanwhile, police also claimed to have solved a murder case of Bashir Ahmad Teeli Son-in-Law of Munawar Malik of Ahmadabad DH Pora. The deceased, according to police was killed by his wife and her paramour. The body of deceased was recovered by police on May, 5.
Giving details about the case, SP, Kulgam said, “ The wife of the deceased Dilshada alias Shada Bano D/O Munawar Malik and Tariq Ahmad Tantary son of Abdullah of Kujar Yaripora with whom she had illicit relationship hatched a conspiracy during intervening night of May, 4 and 5 killed him with sharp edged weapon.”
He said that police had already on the basis of suspicion arrested the duo and during questioning they confessed about commission of crime
“Police have also recovered weapon of offence axe and rope with blood stains on their instance,” said the SP.
He said another has also been found involved in the case and has been arrested. The case FIR No. 35/2012 U/S 302 RPC stands registered in PS DH Pora.
10 ARRESTED FOR BEATING PERSON TO DEATH
Police meanwhile have also arrested ten persons involved in the beating of a person which resulted into his death.
Ghulam Hassan Mir of Singroo DH Pora was beaten by some persons in village Singroo during scuffle on establishment of electric transformer in the village and was critically injured and shifted to hospital where he succumbed to his injuries.
FIR No. 15/2012 U/S 302 RPC was registered in Police Station DH Pora.
Giving details about the case SP said that during investigation 10 persons were found to be involved and were arrested and challan of the case has been produced in the court of law against them.
Lastupdate on : Fri, 11 May 2012 21:30:00 Makkah time
Lastupdate on : Fri, 11 May 2012 18:30:00 GMT
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