Husband among 5 held for murdering woman in Bemina: Police

Srinagar, Aug 03 (KNS): Srinagar police on Wednesday said that it arrested five persons including husband and in-laws of a woman, who was murdered in Bemina area of Srinagar on June 27 this year. 

In to a statement, issued to Kashmir News Service (KNS), police said that on June 27 Police Station Batamaloo received an information through reliable sources that at Nundresh Colony-B Bemina one lady namelyT asleema Bano (38) wife of Shahnawaz Ahmad has died at her In-laws house in suspicious condition and was taken to SMHS Srinagar where doctors brought her dead.

The statement reads that upon reception of this information, a report was entered into the daily dairy of Police Station Batamaloo vide GD No.30 dated 27-06-2022 and proceedings under section 174 Cr.PC were initiated .

It reads that during questioning,  some suspects particularly her in-laws were brought to this P/S for questioning. 

“However, as per the report from Pathology department and after perusal of complete postmortem examination, doctors are of the opinion that the findings are consistent with death due to Asphyxia (smothering). Upon this Case FIR No. 109/ 2022  U/S 302 was registered and investigation was set into motion,” it reads. 

It added that upon this 05 suspected persons including 03 famales and 02 males identified as Hafeeza Begum W/o Ghulam Qadir Dar, Sumiyaa W/o Parvaiz Ahmad Dar, Siaqa W/o Yasir Ahmad Dar, Parvaiz Ahmad Dar S/o Gh Qadir Dar and Shahnawaz Ahmad Dar S/o Gh Qadir Dar were arrested in the instant case and further investigation in the instant case is still going on,” it reads. 

It added that general public is requested to come forward if they any information about this case and thereby cooperating and fulfilling their civil duty, this will greatly help in investigation of this heinous crime against  women. (KNS)

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