J-K govt orders probe into missing youth case

Posted By: PTI
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Srinagar, Jan 14: Jammu and Kashmir government has ordered a time-bound magisterial probe into the death of a 20-year-old youth whose body was found on Thursday, Jan 14, two days after he went missing from Peerbagh area here.

A magisterial inquiry has been ordered to probe the death of the youth, Deputy Commissioner, Srinagar, Farooq Lone said.


Lone said Assistant Commissioner (Revenue), Srinagar, Hamidullah Mir has been asked to inquire into the death and submit a report within a month.

Violent protests were witnessed today after the body of Owais Bashir, a resident of Peerbagh, was found this morning near the local Railway Bridge.

The protestors had blocked the Srinagar airport road demanding arrest of culprits and clashed with security forces which fired tear gas shells to disperse them.


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