SRINAGAR: A trial court on Tuesday extended the interim bail to the husband of an engineer Mudassir Aziz whose body was fished out from River Jhelum weeks after she was allegedly forced to commit suicide on May 5. Two of the female relatives of her husband Javed Ahmad Bungree were also to in-laws of a junior engineer, Mudasir Aziz, who was allegedly forced to commit suicide in May 5 this year.
Chief Judicial Magistrate, Aijaz Ahmed Khan extended interim bail to Bungree of Illahi Bagh Soura, his sister Naziya Shafi and aunt Sabeena Majid till October 6.
The court while extending interim bail observed that until police comes up with concrete evidence against the accused in-laws and files charge-sheet against them before the court of law, no person can be held under custody.
The trio was bailed out by court on 13 September after remaining under detention in Central Jail Srinagar for 35 days.
Mudasir Aziz reportedly committed suicide by jumping into river Jhelum near Old Zaina Kadal Bridge. Her body was recovered on June 23 in north Kashmir’s Bandipora district.
Mudasir had secured her M-tech degree from the University of Kashmir as topper. After graduating she started her career as a junior engineer in the Irrigation and Flood Control Department.
Mudasir had tied the knot with Javaid in 2012 against her family wishes and later the couple was blessed with a son. They lived together for five years before they developed differences and eventually Mudasir ended her life by jumping into river Jhelum.
An FIR (29/2017) was registered in police station MR Gunj. The police arrested Javaid, sister in-law Naziya and aunt Sabeena and booked them under sections 306 RPC (abetment of suicide), 498-A RPC (domestic violence) and 120B RPC (criminal conspiracy).
Police formed SIT to probe the case after victim’s family expressed their reservations with the investigation of MR Gunj police station.
After Inspector General of Police (IGP) Kashmir range formed a SIT headed by SDPO Khanyar, Raja Zuhaib and sub-inspector Mohammad Yaseen and Constable Tariq Ahmed to investigate the matter, the investigation was taken up vigorously. However, no concrete evidence has been collected except circumstantial evidences collected by the investigating agencies, which are pointing fingers towards the husband of the deceased engineer.