Bhadarwah killing: Curfew continues on 4th day, magisterial probe ordered, 15 arrested

A six-member SIT (special investigation team), headed by Superintendent of Police Bhadarwah, Raj Singh Gouria, is also on the job and police have detained 15 suspects so far, including 8 in Murder case and 7 for violence, which erupted after the killing.
Bhadarwah killing: Curfew continues on 4th day, magisterial probe ordered, 15 arrested

A day after constituting a special investigation team (SIT),the district administration on Sunday ordered a magisterial probe into thekilling of an elderly man and the subsequent incidents of vandalism.

DDC Doda, Dr Sagar Dattaray Doifode said that keeping inview the gravity of the matter, magisterial probe has been ordered into thekilling of Nayeem Ahmad Shah and the subsequent violence in Bhadarwah.

"SDM Thathri, Mohd Anwar Banday(KAS) has been appointed asMagistrate for the inquiry," said DDC Doda, Dr Sagar Dattaray Doifode.

A six-member SIT (special investigation team), headed bySuperintendent of Police Bhadarwah, Raj Singh Gouria, is also on the job andpolice have detained 15 suspects so far, including 8 in Murder case and 7 forviolence, which erupted after the killing.

According to police, no untoward incident took place sinceFriday in any part of the communally sensitive town or elsewhere, where killingof Nayeem triggered massive protests and group clashes on Thursday, forcingauthorties to impose indefinite curfew.

Following improvement in the situation, Army was withdrawnfrom all parts of the town and only sleuths of Jammu and Kashmir Police andCRPF remained deployed to maintain law and order.

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