Srinagar: Family members and relatives of a man found dead in an orchard in Baramulla in April held a protest in Srinagar demanding police investigation into the case.
The family members of Parviz Ahmad Kanal, son of Shamasdin Kanal of Veernar Hadipora in Baramulla district, assembled in the Press Enclave demanding ‘justice” for their son.
The protestors said that Parvez had not returned home on April 19 and his body was found a few days later.
“After he went missing, we visited the police station Delina to register the missing report. The police did not take the case serious at that time. Then we approached the SSP Baramulla and also get a last call recording of the Parvez from the SSP Baramulla. Then we visited back the police station Delina,” Chowdhary Nawab Nazir, a protestor said.
“Then police launched a search to trace him utilising all resources. Many people including the ones he had remained mostly in contact were questioned and has not investigate the case properly at that time,” Nawab said.
“Five months has passed, but police has not lodged FIR in the case. We demanded the police lodge FIR in the case and punish the culprits,” he added.
Mohmmad Ashraf, a police official from Delina police station told Kashmir Reader that they had received a missing report on April 21, and the body was recovered on 22th April from an orchard at Kachwa village at Baramulla.
“He has died of insecticide, the poison bottle was also recovered from the scene where body was recovered. There were no marks on any parts of the deceased,” he said.