Srinagar: Police authorities on Saturday placed under suspension two officials and initiated an inquiry against SHO concerned after a video, purportedly showing interrogation of accused in connection with a murder case was shared on social media.
The investigations into murder case in March this year pertained to north Kashmir’s Pattan town.
Police had arrested wife of the victim and her alleged paramour in connection with murder.
“A video purported to be of a police investigation/ interrogation is doing rounds on social media,” police said in a statement.
“The same (video) has been found to be pertaining to blind murder case of March 2021 of PS Pattan, which was solved last month. Both accused shown in video have been arrested in charges of murder of the victim shown in the video,” the police said, adding, “The act of the video is highly unprofessional and unbecoming of a disciplined police force.”
Two officials, police said, have been suspended so far and enquiry initiated against the SHO concerned.
“Supervisory officer has been reprimanded,” the police added.