Man arrested for stabbing uncle to death in Srinagar: Police

Srinagar March 24 (KNS):  On 24/03/2024, during early morning hours an individual namely Fayaz Ahmad Ganie, (aged 32), son of Wali Mohammad Ganie resident of Hafta Yarbal Safakadal, (butcher by profession) was brought to SMHS Hospital by his family members in an injured condition. The attending doctors at the hospital pronounced him dead upon arrival.

Preliminary investigation reveals that an altercation took place near the victim’s residence in a slaughterhouse, between one butcher namely Irfan Ahmad Ganie and his uncle namely Nisar Ahmad Ganie. The deceased Fayaz Ahmad Ganie intervened in this altercation and during the ensuing scuffle Irfan Ahmad Ganie stabbed the victim leading to his death. Acting swiftly, police arrested the accused person Irfan Ahmad Ganie son of Mohd Shafi Ganie resident of Hafta Yarbal Safakadal (nephew of the victim) within hours after the incident.

In this regard, a case FIR No. 29/2024 under relevant sections of law has been registered in Police Station Safakadal. The weapon of offence has been seized. Forensic analysis and medico-legal procedures are currently underway and further investigation is going on.(KNS)

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