Young Woman Murdered, Chopped Into Pieces in Budgam, Accused Held: Police

Srinagar: In a shocking incident, a 30- year-old woman was allegedly murdered and then chopped into pieces by a man in Central Kashmir’s Budgam district, police said on Sunday.

In a handout to GNS, the police said that on March 8, one Tanveer Ahmad Khan of Soibug Budgam submitted an application to the Police Post Soibug, stating that his sister (name withheld), age 30 years left for the coaching classes on March 7 but didn’t return home.

Accordingly police said that a missing report was registered and the investigation was started.

“Police rounded up several suspects including Shabir Ahmad Wani son of Abdul Aziz Wani of Mohandpora Budgam. After sustained interrogation, Shabir confessed to having murdered the missing girl,” it said.

To hide his crime, the police said, the culprit had cut the body into pieces and buried them at different locations. “On his disclosure, the parts have been recovere, it said.
Medico-legal formalities are underway, the police said. “The investigation is on,” it added.(GNS)

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