Ganderbal, Dec 27: Kangan police on Wednesday claimed that they have solved a hit and run case in 24 hours and arrested one person.
Reports said that at about 6:20 PM, a pedestrian namely Abdur Rashid Wani (55) S/O Sanaullah Wani R/O Mammer Kangan was hit by an unknown vehicle going towards Kangan.
Taking advantage of darkness the driver managed to flee from the spot along with the vehicle.
The injured person was shifted to Trauma Hospital Kangan for treatment from where he was referred to SKIMS Soura for specialized treatment.
In this regard, case FIR No 113/2017 under section 279, 337 RPC was registered in Police Station Kangan and a manhunt was launched to nab the culprit.
After efforts put in by Police Station Kangan, on 27-12-2017 the vehicle (Alto bearing Reg No UP16F 5199) was tracked and the driver Farooq Ahmad Ahangar S/O Mushtaq Ahmad Ahangar R/O Surfraw arrested, within 24 hours of the incident.