Nishat man's murder case Court asks police to nab Kishtwari's accomplice

Greater Kashmir

The court also directed police to nab the close associate of Kishtwari, who is still absconding.

local court has directed police to arrest the absconding confidant of government gunman Papa Kishtwari. The court also asked police to file a detailed report about the non-recovery of arms and ammunition used by pro-government gunman Ghulam Muhammad Lone alias Papa Kishtwari and his associates.

The petitioner, Zahoor Ahmed Mir had submitted an application in the court of First Additional District Judge Srinagar in which he had prayed that the close associate and confidant of Kishtwar, Maqbool Sheikh is still absconding. The applicant had further prayed that the state machinery including the prosecution has failed till date to recover the arms and ammunition that was lying with Kishtwari.

The court directed police to file the status report and initiate proceedings for recovery of the arms and ammunition from Papa Kishtwari and his associates and also investigate who had supplied the said arms to the group.

The court also directed police to nab the close associate of Kishtwari, who is still absconding.