Srinagar: The Jammu and Kashmir police have claimed to have solved a “blind murder case” in record time and have arrested the accused involved in the commission of crime.
In a statement issued here a police spokesperson said, “On 13 November, police station Nigeen received directions from Honb’le Court of Chief Judicial Magistrate (CJM) Srinagar for filing the report in the light of petition filed by complainant namely Nasir Hussain Kawa son of Gh Hassan Kawa resident of Kawpora Shadipora alleging that he was engaged to one lady namely Shahnaza daughter of Late Mohd Qasim Sultan resident of Sultan Mohalla, Saida Kadal Srinagar, and his marriage was fixed on 4/5 November 2020,”
On the morning of 4 November, he was educated that the lady passed on because of a coronary episode. At long last, the complainant expressed that he had anxieties about the woman being killed. In like manner, procedures under area 174 CRPC was started, police said.
“Researching officials gained from the clinical reports that the woman was really killed. The procedures u/s 174 CrPC were changed over into a conventional criminal Case FIR No. 182/20 U/S 302 IPC was enrolled in PS Nigeen.” the assertion said.
Adding that an exceptional researching group drove by Station House Official Nigeen, Gowhar Hussain, under the oversight of SDPO Zakoora promptly took care of business and fired gathering together suspects in the moment case.
The statement further said, after hectic efforts and on human intelligence, the Special Team got the clues that were indicating the involvement of the family of the deceased.
“Among the suspects, Wajid Gulzar Sultan (nephew of the Victim) was put to sustained questioning. He confessed to the crime and divulged the details and the sequence of events. He revealed that he along with his uncle namely Mohammad Shafi Sultan and sister namely Nighat Gulzar hatched a conspiracy to eliminate the lady namely Shahnaza as she had been their eyesore. Wajid and Nighat were related as nephew/niece to the deceased while Shafi was the step-brother of the deceased. The main conspirator is Shafi, who motivated Wajid and Nighat to take part in the killing of the victim,” the statement pointed out.
The police additionally stated, “In like manner, on 3 November, they all brought forth a connivance to take out her. As the casualty used to awaken for petitions promptly toward the beginning of the day, in the extremely early times of 4 November she as consistently was occupied in supplications, Shafi alongside Nighat and Wajid went into the room and assaulted the casualty from behind and covered her till death. At that point they straightened and strangulated her with a brilliant shaded bit of fabric to guarantee her demise. Later on, they attached the material with a fan and attached the dead body with it for inferring a supposition that she has balanced herself to death.”
Police said that the thought process of the homicide was that Shafi being the stepbrother of the casualty was not in a decent connection with the person in question and used to bug her on one appearance or other. “On different cases, he used to torment her. Since their terminated dad had saved a real estate parcel for the person in question, Shafi’s eye was on that real estate parcel. The adornments which was brought by the family for the casualty was likewise in Shafi’s psyche. Since the casualty was not content with the articles particularly adornments brought by her family, as she had occupied with a verbal double with the family particularly with Shafi a day prior to the critical day. Shafi was tired of the conduct of the person in question. He likewise needed to snatch the real estate parcel and gems. For that reason, he convinced Wajid and Nighat to help him in slaughtering her. For that reason, he guaranteed the two of them of equivalent offer out of it,”.
Moreover, Shafi’s conduct was always questionable as he used to return home drunk which was always objected by the victim. After the disclosure of the accused and the linkage of other evidence, all of them were arrested. The article of offense was identified by the accused and recovered from their house. Further investigation into the case is in progress,” the statement concluded.
Earlier in November, The Kashmir Walla had informed about the demise of the victim who had passed away just a day before her wedding. “She did not even show any pain, it was all of a sudden, we could not even take her to the hospital,” a relative of the woman without identifying himself had told The Kashmir Walla over the phone.
Later on 17 November, the Srinagar administration had ordered the exhumation and conduct of post mortem of the woman.