Khanyar murder case solved, 3 accused held

Excelsior Correspondent
Srinagar, Jan 13: Police in Srinagar today cracked Khanyar murder case in record time by arresting 3 accused persons.
A police spokesperson in this regard said that on 11-01-2021, Police Station Khanyar received information from reliable sources that some unknown persons have stabbed a person near Dastageer Sahib Khanyar who had been shifted to SMHS hospital and declared dead on arrival.
Accordingly, police said, a case vide FIR No 03/2021 under relevant sections of law was registered at the Police Station Khanyar and investigation was initiated.
The deceased was identified as Zayan Chasti son of Syed M Ashraf resident of Rainawari Srinagar.
“During the course of the investigation, taking advantage of technical and circumstantial evidences and some eyewitnesses led the investigation officers to know about the involvement of arrested accused in the commission of the crime,” police said.
The accused, police said, have been identified as Mohammad Zahid Bhat son of Fida Ahmad Bhat, Faizan Fida Bhat son of Fida Ahmad Bhat both residents of Ellahi Bagh Soura and Wajid Altaf Kaullah son of Mohammad Altaf resident of Jabgri Pora Nowhatta Srinagar.
All the three accused persons, police said, have been arrested and further investigation in the case is in progress.