Four suspects arrested for killing youth in Pahalgam hotel, says police

Anantnag: Police Station Pahalgam on Wednesday claimed to have made arrests in the case of death of Srinagar youth namely Mubashir Sajad Dar and arrested four suspects.

“On 28th December 2020, PS Pahalgam received information about the death of one youth from Srinagar namely Mubashir Sajad Dar son of Sajad Ahmad Dar resident of Khanyar. Upon receipt of the information, an inquest proceeding under section 174 CrPC was initiated in Police Station Pahalgam. During the course of proceedings under 174 CrPC, all the medico-legal formalities were completed and a SIT headed by SDPO Pahalgam was formed by SSP Anantnag Sandeep Chaudhary-IPS,” police said in a statement.

During the course of proceeding, many suspects including the friends of deceased who had accompanied him to Pahalgam were questioned. Modern technical methods were used to collect evidence which led to some suspects, the statement said.

On the basis of investigation conducted during the course of inquest proceedings, case FIR No. 02/2021 under relevant sections of law was registered in PS Pahalgam.

During the course of investigation suspects including “drugs dealer who supplied them heroin” has been arrested. The suspects include Usman Ali Baba, a resident of Wanabal Srinagar, Kateeb Ali Buch, a resident of Wanabal Srinagar, Oman Aftab Dar resident of Hyderpora Srinagar and the “Drugs Dealer” – Reyaz Ahmad Dar, a resident of Hassanpora Tavela Bijbehera.

The police statement added that further investigation of the case is going on.


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