Driver held for hit and run death in Zadibal

Driver held for hit and run death in Zadibal
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Srinagar: Police has nabbed the driver of a vehicle allegedly involved in a hit and run case in Zadibal area of Srinagar.
A police spokesman said that on Septemper 24, an unidentified vehicle hit an elderly man, Syed Muzafer Shah son of Syed Raza Shah resident of Sharibhat, Zadibal, who later died in a hospital. Police said that eye witnesses described the vehicle as white coloured Tata mobile 207.
Even though police scanned the CCTV footage from nearby ATM’s and shops to check the registration number of vehicle, however the footage couldn’t show much in detail. After further investigation, and help from various sources the police was successful in locating the driver, the spokesman said.
The accused has been identified as, Akhtar Rasool Rather son of Ghulam Rasool Rather resident of Margalari Madven Budgam and vehicle registered as JK05A 6921. The police have taken the accused into custody for further proceedings.