Accused arrested, case registered. Police
Srinagar, Nov 26: Handwara police on Sunday claimed to have solved a ‘blind murder case’ in just two hours after the incident occur in Handwara town of north Kashmir’s Kupwara district.
A girl, name withheld, was murdered in Handwara town on Sunday, sources said.
Official sources told that the body of 18 year old girl was found early morning on Sunday at her native Gushi village.
He added that police “in a swift action” arrested the accused who they said kidnapped the girl with an aim to marry ‘forcibly’.
“Police solved the murder mystery of the teenage girl within two hours. The accused identified as Mohammad Altaf Malik, son of Dilawar Malik has been arrested. Postmortem will be done to ascertain facts into the case,” Station House Officer (SHO) Handwara said.
He said that a case under FIR no. 306/2017 under section 302 (murder) and 366 (Kidnapping, abducting or inducing woman to compel her marriage) has been registered in the police station. (KNS)