SRINAGAR — Jammu and Kashmir Police on Wednesday claimed to have arrested five persons including the husband and in-laws in a murder case of a lady in Bemina area of Srinagar.
“On 27-06-2022, Police Station Batamaloo Srinagar received information through reliable sources to the effect that at Nundresh Colony-B Bemina, one lady namely Tasleema Bano (aged 38 years), wife of Shahnawaz Ahmad Dar of Nundresh Colony-B Bemina Srinagar has died at her in-laws house in suspicious condition and was taken to SMHS Srinagar where doctors brought her dead,” a police spokesman said in a statement issued to the news agency KNO.
Upon reception of this information, a report has been entered into the daily dairy of Police Station Batamaloo vide GD No. 30; dated 27-06-2022 and proceedings under section 174 CrPC initiated, police said.
“During questioning, some suspects particularly her in-laws were brought to this P/S for questioning. However, a report from the Pathology department received and has been submitted that after the perusal of complete postmortem examination, the doctors’ team are of the opinion that the findings are consistent with death due to Asphyxia (Smothering),” the statement added.
Upon this, police said that a case under FIR number 109/ 2022 under Section 302 stands registered and an investigation was set into motion.
Five suspected persons including three females and two males identified as Hafeeza Begum wife of Ghulam Qadir Dar, Sumiyaa wife of Parvaiz Ahmad Dar, Siaqa wife of Yasir Ahmad Dar, Parvaiz Ahmad Dar son of Gh Qadir Dar and Shahnawaz Ahmad Dar son of Gh Qadir Dar—all residents of NR Colony Bemina were arrested in the instant case and further investigation in the instant case is still going on.
Meanwhile, police appealed to people to come forward if they have any information about this case and thereby cooperating and fulfilling their civic duty, this will greatly help in the investigation of this heinous crime against women.
Senior Superintendent of Police (SSP), Srinagar, Rakesh Balwal said that police didn’t come under any pressure and proceeded as per the law. “Justice will be done,” he said.