SRINAGAR, AUGUST 12: Jammu and Kashmir Police on Sunday claimed to have solved a “blind” murder case by arresting three persons allegedly involved in the crime. They said the man whose body was found in a dam was put to death for an alleged relationship with the sister of one of the accused.
A police spokesperson said that on June 27 police station Chrar-i-Sharief received a complaint from Ghulam Mohammad Dar of Watkulu regarding missing of his son Samir Ahmad Dar.
“Accordingly, a missing report was lodged at the police station and investigation was started,” he said.
He said on July 10, the body of the missing person was found in irrigation Dam at Yousmarg.
“On the basis of evidence, a case FIR number 43/2018 under section 302 RPC was registered and investigation was initiated. To crack the case, a SIT headed by SDPO Khansahib Mohammad Aftab Awan was constituted,” he said.
During the course of investigation, he said, three accused persons identified as Shahid Ahmad Dar, a resident of Nasarpora Shopian, Habibullah Dar and Shahid Ahmad Dar, both residents of Doonkulpathri were found involved in commission of the crime and were arrested.
He said the motive of the crime was a grudge against the deceased for being in relationship with a woman, related to one of the accused.