Police crack soldier’s murder case

Police crack soldier’s murder case

HM commander, 2 others behind killing: SSP Shopian

Srinagar, Dec 6: The recent murder of Army man Irfan Dar who was working with 175 Territorial Army has been worked out and one of the co-conspirators has been arrested, Police said on Wednesday.
According to a statement, District Police Shopian said the investigation conducted so far has revealed that militants involving Saddam Padder resident of Heff, Bilal Mohand resident of Heff, Touseef resident of Gadbugh and one newly recruited unidentified militant along with arrested accused Muzamil resident of Shirmal hatched a criminal conspiracy to kill the sepoy Irfan Dar.
In pursuance of the said criminal conspiracy, on 24th November, the accused Muzamil went to the native village of Irfan and took him to Wuthmula where the above mentioned militants were already present in a nearby orchard. They came out from the orchard and fired at the Sepoy Irfan, resulting in instant death of the victim on the spot.
After executing the gruesome murder, all of them fled from the spot.
“On the basis of evidence available could unearth the entire chain of conspiracy and finally nabbed accused Muzamil who is presently in custody. The lookout for the other three militants is on and necessary legal proceedings are in progress to complete the investigation of the instant case,” Police said.
The investigation conducted so far has revealed that militants involving Saddam Padder resident of Heff, Bilal Mohand resident of Heff, Touseef resident of Gadbugh and one newly recruited unidentified militant along with arrested accused Muzamil resident of Shirmal hatched a criminal conspiracy to kill the sepoy Irfan Dar.
SSP Shopian Shriram Dinkar told media persons that the case of army man Irfan was abducted and killed later. “Three militants of LeT and Hizb are involved in this crime. The militants are Saddam Padder, Bilal Mohand and Tawseef Itoo,” he said.
The bullet-riddled body of Dar was recovered from village Wuthmula on 25th of November 2017 and consequently Case FIR No 298/2017 of Police Station Shopian under section 302 RPC and 16 UA (P) act was registered and investigation was taken up. (KNS)

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