Jammu & Kashmir

Court grants bail to two accused held for ‘abetting’ Srinagar man’s suicide

Central Jail Srinagar. [FPK File Photo/Vikar Syed]

Srinagar: A court in Srinagar on Wednesday granted bail to two persons accused of “abetting” the suicide of a man whose body was recovered in July this year from Jhelum near Maloora area of Srinagar district. The deceased, Shameem Ali of Chattabal was missing from 5 July and his body was recovered on July 19.

The accused, Fayaz Ahmad Mawafarosh (Sofi) son of Abdul Aziz Mewafarosh (Sofi) of Sarnal Anantnag and Ashiq Wani, 50, son of Ghulam Wani of Chattabal Srinagar, were granted bail by Judge Small Causes Srinagar, their advocates Aamir Masoodi and Advocate Ajaz Bhat.

After inquest proceedings, the police converted it into the case (F.I.R. No. 137/2022) under Sections 306, 452, 427, 506 IPC.

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