Blind murder case solved in Srinagar, 3 accused arrested: Police

Srinagar, April 5 (KNS): Srinagar police on Wednesday said it solved a blind murder of a man, who was found dead on March 15 this year, by arresting three persons involved in the crime. 

According to a statement, issued to Kashmir News Service (KNS), a team of Police Station Nowgam made a significant breakthrough in a blind murder case that has been under investigation. 

The statement reads 3 accused identified as Sahil Maqbool Najar, his wife Mehak Sahil, and Waseem Ahmad Sheikh--all residents of Narkara Budgam have been arrested. 

It reads that all the accused are involved in drug peddling activities as well. 

"The case relates to an unidentified dead body that was found at village Tengan on March 15, 2023. Later, the deceased was identified as Suhail Rehman Beigh, son of Ab Rehman Beigh of Karfali Mohalla in Srinagar. Following his identification and leads in investigation a case under FIR No. 48/23 under Section 302 IPC was registered at Police Station Nowgam," it reads. 

It added that a team of Police Station Nowgam headed by the SHO Nowgam had been conducting a thorough investigation into the case, making use of available evidences to identify and track down the suspects.

"Accused Mohd Waseem Shiekh has been arrested for helping the other two accused for disposing off the body by ferrying it in a vehicle from their rented accommodation at Palpora Sonwar to Tengan. The vehicle has been identified and seized and further investigation of the case is going on," it reads. (KNS)

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