Jammu & Kashmir

Police forms SIT to investigate ‘brutal murder’ of youth in Rajouri

Police, civil administration officials assuring justice to protestors [FPK Photo]

Rajouri: Police on Wednesday formed a Special Investigation Team to investigate the “brutal murder” of a 28-year-old youth by some unidentified persons in Chakli area of Rajouri district last night, officials said.

“Today on August 11, 2021, information was received that during the night, some unknown persons entered the house of one Bachan Lal (at) Chakli and attacked his son, Ankush Bakshi, with sharp-edged weapons, who died on the spot as a result of the injuries sustained,” a police official said in a statement.

Based on this, police said, a case (FIR No. 538/20210 under section 302 and 458 IPC has been registered at PS Rajouri and an investigation has been started.

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