Charar-e-Sharief hit-and-run case solved: Police

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BUDGAM — Jammu and Kashmir Police on Wednesday claimed to have solved a ‘hit and run’ case in central Kashmir’s Budgam district by arresting the driver involved in the act.

A police spokesman said that on May 30, a youth was killed after a vehicle hit him when he was riding his bike at Futlipora village of Charar-e-Sharief area, following which the driver fled the spot.

He said that police after receiving an information shifted the injured to SMHS hospital in critical condition, where he succumbed to his injuries.

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During the course of the investigation, a search for the vehicle was started and with the help of technical evidence, human inputs and strenuous efforts, the investigating team zeroed in on one accused person identified as driver Jahangir Ahmad Dar, son of Muhammad Shaban Dar of Vishroi Shopian, he said.

“The accused was arrested. He has been taken into police custody. Besides, the vehicle used in the commission of the crime was also seized,” he said, adding that further investigation into the matter is going on.

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