Murder case worked out, 3 arrested

Excelsior Correspondent
SRINAGAR, May 14: Police solved murder case of a 70 year old man and arrested three accused persons involved in the crime in south Kashmir’s Shopian district today.
A Police spokesman said that on Sunday, Police Post Imam Sahib received a written complaint from one Maqbool Bhat, a resident of Handew Shopian, wherein it was stated that his father Gh Mohammad Bhat, about 70 years old has been ruthlessly beaten by the accused persons in his house over some property dispute, resulting in injuries to him. The injured was referred to SMHS Hospital from DH Shopian, where he succumbed to his injuries.
He said after registration of a case with FIR Number 153/2018, Shopian Police took swift action and arrested three accused persons identified as Yaseen Bhat, Adil Bhat and Irfan Bhat, all residents of Handew village.
“Initial investigations reveal that the prime motive behind murder was property dispute. Further investigation of the case is going on,” he said.

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