Son and his friend arrested for murder of a lady in Kehribal area of south Kashmir’s Anantnag district, officials said
A police spokesman in a statement said, that on 21-10-2022 at about 1800hrs an information was received to the effect that a lady namely Razia Akhtar W/0 Manzur Ahmad khan R/o Kehribal, who is aged about 45 years had slipped from a concrete SLAB.
She was shifted to GMC anantnag for treatment, where doctors declared her brought dead.
Due to her prolonged Matrimonial Dispute, various allegations and counter allegations, we’re making rounds in societal circles, the spokesman said.
Accordingly a Police Party was deputed from the Police Station Mattan, who after inspecting the scene of crime have raised questions on the pattern of Fall as it seemed suspicious.
The Police decided to initiate proceedings U/S 174 CRPC and deadbody was taken into the possession and Medico-legal formalities were conducted.
The legal heirs of the Deceased have broken the doors of mortuary and have tried to take away the dead body.
The pattern of injuries on the dead body did not correlate the Sequence of injuries one could possibly get in a SLAB Fall.
The assistance of technical team of the District Ananthnag was seeked and on the basis of Technical Data various possibilities of death narrations were filtered out.
Few suspects were identified and were called for questioning. During the course of questioning several contradictions were noted which were further worked on and two suspects were zeroed down namely Aqib Ahmad khan S/o Manzur Ahmad khan R/O kehribal (Elder Son of Deceased) and Abid Hussain Ganie S/o Farooq Ahmad Ganie R/o kanganhal Achabal A/P Her mohalla kehribal.
These two persons have committed this offence for a monetory Motivation, the spokesman said.
Both of them have had a criminal conspiracy to snatch money from the deceased. At 1500hrs Abid Hussain Ganie (co accused Friend) had visited the house of the deceased lady were his son namely Aqib manzur khan was waiting for him.Both of them have tried to snatch money from the deceased which has eventually led to a verbal spate.
Accused Aqib Ahmad had smashed his mother and had forcefully punched her and she fell down in the kitchen.
A big stone was brought by the Accused with the assistance of co accused. Aqib had then smashed the head of the deceased lady and has caused a grevious head injury and the Lady has finally succumbed to these injuries.
Then both the accused persons have tried there best to portray it as a death of accidental slab fall. They have changed the place of body, have brought it outside and have set the house articles in order. The chappal of the deceased was placed on the SLAB.
Both the accused persons have then fled away from the scene along with the money.
Both the persons have joined the family members in a normal manner and have taken the lady to the hospital. They have joined the people who have smashed the door of the mortuary in order to conceal themselves and to give this incident a normal colour.
During the course of further investigation a disclosure memo was prepared and the weapon of offence was recovered and accordingly
FIR NO 95/2022 U/s 302,34 IPC was registered and further investigation was taken up. Both the accused persons are arrested and the investigation is going on, the statement added.