The arrested person, identified as Khursheed Ahmed Malla, is a resident of Village and killed Ghulam Mohammad Tantray with the help of his friend Zahid Ahmed.
As per reports, Khursheed was in love with Ghulam’s Daughter (name withheld) and wanted to marry her. After Ghulam Mohammad (the father) opposed the maariage, Khursheed along with his friend stabbed Ghulam on his way back home from work. The bizarre incident happened on Saturday late in the evening.
Ghulam Mohammad was rushed to the nearest hospital where he succumbed to injuries that night. The case was registered with the SSP Sopore, Abdul Qayoom, who immediately constituted a team and started investigation .
During investigation, police arrested Khursheed on the basis of suspicion but later the man admitted his crime while the police interrogated him.
According to a police officer, “Khursheed has confessed that he and his friend Zahid had killed Ghulam Mohammad for not allowing him to marry his daughter. We have also recovered the weapon used for the murder. Both the accused persons are under arrest and have been booked under section 302.”