Man beaten to death by cousins in Uri, accused arrested

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Baramulla, Mar 7: Police have arrested a man for killing his cousin brother in Uri in District Baramulla.
According to police statement, 35 year old Mohammad Din Chechi of Gharkote Uri was beaten to death on Wednesday, by his cousins Mir Mohammad Chechi and Manzoor Ahmad Chechi on the issue of fencing of during a heated brawl.
According to police, they received a written complaint from Naseema Begum to the effect that her husband was attacked with some metallic tools while working in his fields resulting injuries to him. He was brought to SDH Uri where from he was further referred to SMHS Srinagar; the injured person has later succumbed to his injuries at the hospital on Thursday. A case FIR No. 17/2019 under section 341,323,447 RPC has been registered in Police station Uri and an investigation has been taken up. The dead body after medico-legal formalities has been handed over to his relatives for burial.
During the course of investigation all the required Medico-legal formalities were done from the scene of crime and the weapon of offence has also been recovered from the crime spot. The accused person has been arrested and further investigation in the case is going on.