Jammu & Kashmir

Missing Srinagar man found dead after 15 days, family alleges murder

Police says investigation taken up, anyone involved will be dealt with as per law

Srinagar: The family members of a Srinagar man, who was found dead 15 days after he went missing, Tuesday alleged that he was tortured and forced to take an extreme step by a person who had given debt to him.

An official said that body of Shameem Ali, who was missing for 15 days, was recovered today from river Jhelum.

Meanwhile, Ali’s wife, Rubeena said that a person namely Aashiq Ahmad was torturing her husband for a very long.

She alleged that Ashiq was torturing her husband for the debt he had taken from him and their house was even locked by the person for not paying the money.

She added that torture was so extreme that he couldn’t bear it and thus was compelled to take an extreme step.

“My husband has paid more than half of the amount, he had got from Ashiq. My husband was being thrashed and tortured both mentally as well as physically,” she alleged.

The woman also said she was surprised at how the person involved in such a heinous crime is roaming free.

The family members appealed to the police to probe the matter and that the person involved in this act should be dealt with strictly.

Pertinently, Shameem and Rubeena got married just 11 months ago.

Meanwhile, a police official said that they have taken up the investigation and whosoever is found involved will be dealt with strictly as per law. (KNO)


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