Bandipora: Police on Thursday claimed to have solved a murder case of a Sarpanch, who was found hanged at his home in Zurimanz village of north Kashmir’s Bandipora district last week.
Police have arrested two accused persons including wife of the deceased sarpanch and her lover for their alleged role in murder.
On October 12, police-post Aloosa received an information that Javid Ahmad Dar son of Abdul Ahad Dar, a resident of Zurimanz aged about 35 years has committed suicide at his home by hanging himself.
“Taking cognizance of the case proceedings under section 174 /CRPC were initiated and also for finding the real facts, an SIT under the supervision of SSP Bandipora, Rahul Malik was constituted. The SIT was headed by DySP Hqrs Bandipora. During the course of the investigation and from spot visit of SIT, it surfaced that the case looks more of a murder than suicide,” the official said.
During the course of investigation many suspects were brought for questioning. The wife of the deceased along with another person identified as Shahzad Ahamd Dar, who were in an extra-marital affair with each other confessed to have administered some sedative drugs to deceased and strangulated him to death.
The official said that consequently a case FIR No. 116/2020 under section 302 IPC was registered in police station Bandipora and further investigation was taken up.
“Both accused have confessed their crime and have been arrested. Further investigation is going on,” the official said.