Saidapora Killing: Police Registers Case Against CRPF

Saidapora Killing: Police Registers Case Against CRPF

16 March 2013
Kashmir Times


Srinagar: Police has registered murder case against CRPF for allegedly killing a youth at Zonimar. CRPF personnel belonging to 73rd Battalion allegedly killed Altaf Ahmed Wani at Zonimar when according to police stone pelting was going on in the area. National Conference claimed that Altaf was not a stone pelter but a staunch supporter of party against whom no case of stone pelting can be found in any police station. Taking strong note of the killing of the youth, the government directed police to file a case against the erring CRPF personnel and accordingly police has registered a murder case against CRPF men of 73rd Battalion. A case under section 302, 147, 148 and 336 of CrPC has been registered in police station Soura and investigation is under way. We have filed an FIR 13-2013 in this regard and the investigating officer has started his job in this regard, a police official told a local news agency, CNS adding that no arrests have been made so far. Meanwhile Director General of Police Ashok Prasad confirmed that an FIR has been lodged and police has started its investigation has started in this regard.