DSP lynching case cracked, says police

The Jammu and Kashmir Police on Thursday said that it has cracked the case of lynching of  the Deputy Superintendent of police  Muhammad Ayoub Pandith, who was lynched in Nowhatta Srinagar during the Shab-e-Qader on June 22 last month, reports said..

Inspector General of Police Munir Khan ,  said we have identified the real persons involved in the case and we have arrested three-to-four persons.

The IGP said the investigation was going in the right direction.

Pandith was lynched by a group of people outside Jamia Masjid in Nowhatta area of old Srinagar on the night of Shab-e-Qadar on June 22.

He said the case has been cracked and 60 per cent of investigation is complete “I will be holding a separate press conference after a couple of days once I complete around 90 per cent of the investigation,” he said.

Pandith had allegedly opened fire at a group of people who had caught him clicking pictures near the mosque. The lynching triggered outrage in Kashmir.


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