Srinagar, July 30: Police in district Baramulla of north Kashmir on Tuesday arrested one individual for killing his daughter inside the forest area of Kawharbala.
“Javid Ahmad Khan son of Rehmatullah Khan of Laridora area was arrested for killing his daughter and dumping the body inside the Kawharbala forest area,” a police spokesman said in a statement.
Police has registered a case FIR no. 23/2019 under relevant section of law at Police Station Chandoosa in the instant matter, he said.
“During the course of investigation, officers investigating the crime learnt that Javid Khan had taken her daughter inside the forest area and murdered her following an argument pertaining to the fixing of her marriage led to a disagreement,” the spokesman said.
The accused has been arrested and remains in police custody, he said.
“Body of the girl has been handed over to her family members after completion of the medico-legal formalities. Experts from FSL also visited the scène of crime to gather vital pieces of physical and material evidences in the instant matter,” he said.
Further investigation in the matter is going on