Blind murder case solved in Baramulla, 2 arrested : Police

Baramulla: Police in Baramulla said on Thursday that it has solved a blind murder case by arresting two accused persons including the wife of the deceased person involved in the crime.
Stating that during the night intervening 8th and 9th March this year one person Mohammad Altaf Malik son of Gh Rasool Malik resident of Seriwarpora son in law of Late Abdul Razaq Ganie was found dead near his cowshed at Renji and was later buried by family members at Renji Graveyard, police in it’s statement further said “on 22nd of March, brother of the deceased person submitted an application for initiating inquest proceedings as he and his family members were suspicious regarding his death”.
“ As per formal orders of DM Baramulla, the body of the deceased person was exhumed and post mortem was conducted by a penal of doctors from GMC Baramulla” reads the police statement, adding that “after the receipt of interim Medical Report and the statements of some prime witnesses, the inquest proceedings under section 174 CrPC were converted into FIR vide No. 62/2021 under section 302 IPC of Police Station Pattan”.
Stating that a special Investigating Team was constituted which was headed by SDPO Pattan, police in it’s statement further said that during the course of investigation, the SIT using human and technical intelligence zeroed in on the wife of the deceased person identified as Tasleema Begum and was called for questioning and during question she, according to the police statement, confessed her involvement in the commission of crime along with another person identified as Ghulam Mohd Dar son of Mohd Ramzan Dar resident of Renji.
She, the police statement said, further disclosed that they had hatched conspiracy to kill the deceased a month before the occurrence as they were in an illegitimate relationship.
“The investigating team further learnt that, on 8th of March 2021, duo gave the final touch to their plan and accordingly (wife of deceased person) Tasleema called Ghulam Mohd during night and they both bludgeoned Mohammad Altaf Malik (now deceased person) to death”, reads the police statement, adding that “thereafter they took the body and threw it near cowshed to conceal the manner of death and camouflage it as death due to slipping and both the accused persons were arrested and shifted to Police Station where they remain in custody”. Police in it’s statement also said that weapon of offence has also been recovered on their disclosure and further investigation into the matter is in progress.

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