Two held for beating youth to death in Budgam: Police

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SRINAGAR — Police on Monday arrested two persons for allegedly beating a 25-year-old youth to death at Kachwari area of central Kashmir’s Budgam district.

Earlier, the youth identified as Fayaz Ahmed Najar son of Abdul Rashid Najar of Gurwaith Khansahib was attacked and was subsequently shifted to SKIMS Soura here in critical condition and succumbed to injuries, officials said.

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In a statement issued to CNS, a police spokesman said that two persons namely Tahir Bashir Khan son of Bashir Ahmed Khan and Hilal Ahmed Lone son of Abdul Ganie Lone, both residents of Kachwari Khansahib, have been arrested in connection with the death of a person identified as Fayaz Ahmed Najar son of Abdul Rashid Najar, resident of Gurwaith Khansahib.

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“The deceased was hit on his head by the two accused persons at Kachwari. Accordingly, he was taken to SKIMS in a critical condition where he succumbed to his injuries,” he added.

Meanwhile, a case (FIR 60/2022) was registered at Police Station Khansahib under section 302 IPC and investigation set into motion.

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