Rajouri, Mar 9: Police in Rajouri district arrested a man for murder, after the body of a missing man was found on Monday morning.
A couple of days ago family of Ghulam Nabi Khanday, a resident of Chelian Chonitnar Yousmarg area of Charar-e-Sharif (43) had staged a protest here in Press Enclave Srinagar saying that in order to ge married to a girl, Khanday contacted a person Shabir Ahmed Dar son of Ghulam Mohiuddin of Budhal Rajouri. Dar who promised him that he will look for a bride for him in Rajouri and for that purpose he has to accompany him and arrange hefty amount.
Khanday agreed and arranged Rs 1.50 Lakh and both started a journey to Rajouri. Nephew of Khanday, Reyaz Ahmed told Kashmir News Trust that both Khanday and Dar stayed at a hotel in Jammu. Khanday handed over cash to Dar and disappeared from the scene.
The dead body of Khanday was recovered by police after interrogating the accused who had promised to arrange the victim”s marriage with a girl and took away Rs1.50 lakh from him before killing him, a police official said.
The official said that the family had approached police station Chara-e-Sharif and subsequently Police Station Rajouri was informed about it as the accused hail from Rajouri district.
During questioning, the official said Dar confessed to killing Khanday. The body buried underneath rocks was recovered from Upper Rajnagar area of Budhal.
A murder case has been registered against the accused