Jammu : 9-year-old boy’s Murder mystery solved, two accused arrested


Jammu and Kashmir Police have worked out the murder of 9-years-old boy at Bari Brahmana area in Samba district.

Two persons have been arrested for allegedly being involved in the killing of a nine-year-old boy in Samba district, the police said today.

The body of the boy was found in a pond near his house at Meen Sarkar village on March 6, a police spokesperson said.

During investigation, the police rounded up several suspects and during questioning, one of them confessed to his involvement in the crime, he said.

On the information provided by the accused, his accomplice was arrested, the spokesperson said.

Even though the spokesperson declined to reveal the motive of the crime, a police official, on the condition of anonymity, said the accused were sexually abusing the boy for quite some time and strangulated him after he threatened to disclose it to his family.

“They then threw his body in the pond,” the police official said.

SSP Samba, Anil Magotra informed that on March 06, 2018, Kanta Devi wife of Kuldeep Kumar of Meen Sarkar in Bari Brahmana lodged a missing report of his son age about 09-years in police station Bari Brahmana. Later, his body recovered and then police have begun investigation of the blind murder case and solved the same within 10-days.

“Acting swiftly on the complaint, a case FIR No. 38/2018 U/S 363 was registered at police station Bari Brahmana and investigation started. During the course of investigation, the dead body of missing boy Sonu son of Meen Sarkar was found from near his house on which section 302 of RPC was established and added,” the SSP said.

Taking cognizance into the matter, Anil Magotra, SSP Samba constituted a special team led by Inspector Mahesh Sharma to work out the blind murder case at the earliest. During the course of investigation, a number of suspects were rounded up and put to interrogation.

In the questioning, one suspect broke his silence and confessed his involvement in the crime. During investigation, the said accused further disclosed the involvement of one more accused in this heinous crime. Both the accused were arrested and a blind murder case has been solved with the continues strenuous effort put forth by the special team so constituted under the overall supervision of SSP Samba.

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