Bandipora Sarpanch’s suicide turns out be a murder

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BANDIPORA — In a shocking incident, a wife was found involved in the murder of her husband, along with her paramour while the deceased was a Sarpanch in north Kashmir’s Bandipora district.

In a statement issued here, Bandipora police said, “On the 12th of October, police post Aloosa received an information that one person namely Javid Ahmad Dar (35) S/O Abdul Ahad Dar R/O Zurmanz has committed suicide at his home by way of hanging.”

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It further said that, “Taking cognizance of the case proceedings under Section 174/CRPC and also for finding the real facts, an SIT under the supervision of SSP Bandipora and headed by DySP Hqrs Bandipora was constituted. During the course of investigation and from spot visit of SIT, it surfaced that the case looks more of a murder than suicide.”

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It added, “Many suspects were brought for questioning and during that process, it came to light that the wife of the deceased along with another person namely Shahzad Ahmad Dar, who were in an extra-marital affair with each other, administered some sedative drugs to the deceased and strangulated him to death.”

“Consequently, a case FIR No. 116/2020 U/S 302 IPC was registered in PS Bandipora and further investigation was taken up. Both persons have admitted their crime and have been arrested. Further investigation is going on,” police added.

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