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Gowhar’s Killing: Cop suspended pending inquiry


Ganderbal, Apr 4, CNS: Government Wednesday suspended a police constable pending inquiry into the killing of Gowhar Ahmad Rather, the 22-year-old youth who was injured in police action in Kangan area of Central Kashmir’s Ganderbal distirct.

“Consequent upon his prima facia involvement in case FIR No. 18/2018 u/s 307 RPC Selection Grade Constable Gulzar Ahmad (belt no. 422/Gbl) is hereby placed under suspension with immediate effect, pending enquiry,” reads an order issued by the SSP, an order issued by police reads.

SSP Ganderbal Fayaz Ahmad confirmed that constable Gulzar Ahmad has been placed under suspension in connection with the death of Kangan youth Gowhar Ahmed Rather.

Both police and district administration have ordered separate departmental ‘time bound’ inquiries.