J-K Police arrests teenager for brutal stabbing in Batamaloo
J-K Police arrests teenager for brutal stabbing in Batamaloo over forbidden relationship

SRINAGAR — Srinagar Police on Wednesday said it solved a blind murder case by arresting an accused involved in stabbing a man to death in Batamaloo area of Srinagar last evening.

Addressing a press conference, Superintendent of Police (SP) South Srinagar, Gaurav Sikarwar, as per the news agency KNO, said that a teenager had stabbed a man identified as Aijaz Ahmad Bhat, as the deceased was against the relationship between the accused and his daughter.

“Soon after the killing took place last evening, a case under FIR number 67 was registered and an investigation was taken up,” he said, adding that CCTV footage was analyzed and some suspects were identified.

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“One of the suspects was zeroed in and he was questioned, following which he confessed to the crime, saying that he took revenge as he was in a relationship with the deceased’s daughter for the last one year,” SP South said.

J-K Police arrests teenager for brutal stabbing in Batamaloo over forbidden relationship
Superintendent of Police, South Srinagar, Gaurav Sikarwar addressing a press conference about the brutal murder

He said the accused last evening got a chance and stabbed him with a sharp-edged weapon. “The case was cracked within hours as the accused was arrested at 2:00 AM in the night. Blood-stained shirt, trousers and the knife used in the crime were recovered,” he said.

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Pertinently, a 45-year-old man was stabbed to death last evening in Batamaloo area of Srinagar following which police launched a probe to arrest the accused.

Meanwhile, police in a statement said that one juvenile (name withheld) has been arrested for murder in broad daylight in Batmaloo yesterday.

“He was having a romantic interest in the daughter of the victim. As he is above 16 years and the offence is heinous, a petition will be filed in court to treat him as an adult as per section 15 of Juvenile Justice Act 2015,” police said.

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