Srinagar,February, 012017,CNS: On 21st January 2017, a dead body of a lady (name withheld) was recovered from Pokhribal area of Bota Kadal by P/S Lal Bazar, Srinagar. Proceedings u/s 174 CrPC were initiated and after medico legal formalities, the dead body was handed over to the NoKs on 22nd January, 2017.
During investigation evidence revealed that the lady may have been murdered as the ornaments she was wearing before her death were found missing and there were visible marks of violence on her body. A number of suspects were called and questioned. During sustained questioning one Sheeraz Ahmad Alai (age 27 years) S/O Farooq Ahmad Alai R/O Mouchwa, Budgam revealed that he had visited the house of the lady on 19th of January, 2017 and during interaction had an exchange of hot words which led to a scuffle during which he strangulated the lady and took away the jewellery she was wearing. After committing the crime he disposed off some of the jewellery in Chadoora and proceeded to Jammu and on returning after some days, disposed off the rest of the jewellery. The accused got two cheques worth Rs. 79000/- from the two persons as cost of the jewellery which were encashed by him. On his instance the jewellery was recovered and the accused formally arrested in case FIR No 01/2017 U/S 302, 454, 380 RPC of Police Station Lal Bazar registered in this connection. The investigation is being conducted by SHO Lal Bazar, S.I Touseef Lone under the supervision of SDPO Hazratbal Syed Sajad Bukhari.