Youth stabbed to death by cousin in Pampore village, accused arrested

PAMPORE: A 24-year-old youth was stabbed to death by his cousin with a knife in a Chandhara village of Pampore area in Pulwama district on Wednesday evening.
SHO Pampore Manzoor Ahmad told Kashmir Reader that Adil Ahmad Dar, 24, son of late Mohammad Akbar Dar, resident of Chandhara village in Pampore area was stabbed to death by his paternal cousin brother Ajaz Dar.
He added that the incident occurred on late Wednesday evening after an altercation between the two. Ahmad said that the stabbing left Adil seriously injured. He was shifted to Sub district hospital Pampore where he was dead on arrival.
Medical Officer Dr Mohammad Ashraf said that the youth was brought dead. He had multiple wounds on chest, neck and back,” he said, adding that they completed all medical formalities under the supervision of SHO Pampore and Naib Tehsildar Pampore.
He arrested accused near Galandar while he was trying to flee. A scimitar was recovered from his possession, police said. .
The body of deceased was handed over to the family members for last rites
A case FIR number 69/2020 under Section 302 IPC has been registered against him in police station Pampore.

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