Srinagar Aug 24: Police on Wednesday launched searches at residence of Advocate Miyan Qayoom, Advocate Manzoor Dar and Advocate Muzzaffar Mohd in connection with the killing of Advocate Babar Qadri in September 2020.
Srinagar Police conducted searches at four locations, two in Barzulla, one in Brein Nishat and one in Maisuma in houses/offices of three advocates in connection with advocate Babar Qadri killing Case. The Sr advocate/advocates whose houses were searched are Mian Qayoom, Mian Muzaffar and Manzoor Ahmed Dar. All legal formalities were followed in the searches conducted.
"Digital devices, bank statements, property sale agreements, suspicious books and other relevant material was seized during the searches, " a police spokesman said.
"Pertinent to mention that Babar Qadri (an Advocate) was assassinated by terrorists on September 24th, 2020 at his residence and a case under FIR number 62/2020 was registered in PS Lal Bazar under sections 16,18,20,39 of Unlawful Activities Prevention Act, Section 302 of IPC, Sections 7,27 of the Arms Act, " it added.
As per police five persons have been since charge-sheeted in this case and are facing trial. "The searches were conducted during further investigation in the case wherein certain new evidences came up that have the potential to unravel the conspiracy part in this killing. Further Investigation in this case is in full swing, " it said.