Pattan murder case: 2 cops suspended, inquiry started against SHO after video of interrogation circulated on social media

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Srinagar: Police on Saturday placed under suspension two officials and initiated an inquiry against SHO concerned after a video, purported to be of a police interrogation into murder of a man from Pattan area of north Kashmir in March this year, was circulated on social media.

Police had arrested wife of the man and her alleged paramour in connection with murder.
“A video purported to be of a police investigation/ interrogation is doing rounds on social media,” police said in a statement to GNS.

“The same (video) has been found to be pertaining to blind murder case of March 2021 of PS Pattan which was solved last month. Both accused shown in video had been arrested for the murder of the husband of the woman shown in the video,” the police said, adding, “The act of the video is highly unprofessional and unbecoming of a disciplined police.”

Two officials, police said, have been suspended for the same and enquiry has been initiated against the SHO concerned. “Supervisory officer has been reprimanded,” the police added. (GNS)