Wednesday, October 4, 2023

Two Detainees From Central Jail Srinagar Arrested in Babar Qadri’s Murder Case

Srinagar: Police has arrested two detainees from Central Jail Srinagar after their names surfaced in J&K lawyer and TV panelist Babar Qadri’s murder case.

Officials said that police arrested two persons with custody taken from Central Jail Srinagar, in connection with Babar Qadri murder case.

They were identified as Muneer Aziz War alias Qari son of Abdul Aziz War of Hatmulla Kupwara and Tawseef Ahmed Shah son of Ghulam Mohammad Shah of Parimpora Srinagar.

Recently, Police had arrested three persons accused in the killing of Babar Qadri, identified as Shahid Shafi Mir of Khanyar in Srinagar, Zahid Farooq Khan of Nowhatta in Srinagar and Asif Bhat of Rehmania Colony in Srinagar.

They were arrested by the SIT (headed by SP Hazratbal), that was formed a day after the killing of Qadri on September 24 this year, by the Inspector General of Police IGP) Kashmir, Vijay Kumar.

As per officials, the trio stated that they received directions from two persons for the killing of Babar Qadri, who were lodged in Central Jail Srinagar and accordingly, police today took over the custody of Tauseef and Muneer, after court orders to ascertain whether the allegations levelled by the trio against them, are true or false.

As per reports, Tauseef Shah has found jail in militancy related case and Muneer Aziz in a murder case.

Pertinently, on September 24th two masked men entered into Qadri’s residence in Hawal area of Srinagar, as clients with files in their hands and shot him to death. (KNB)

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