New Twist In Kupwara Murder Case; Girl Poisoned By Parents

SRINAGAR - An under trail murder case in Kupwara court got a new twist when the postmortem report revealed that the death  of a woman was caused due to consumption of poison and not by hanging, as was held earlier.

Sources said Ameera Bano had an affair with one Waqar Ahmad Khan R/o Shaat Lolab. Ameera on 12th February went to the home of Waqar and on the next day parents of Waqar sent her back home.

On 14th February 2012, Ameera’s parents forced her to enter into the contract of marriage with their relative Nisar Ahmad Shah R/o Sivar Milgund.

Waqar after knowing about the news about forced marriage of Ameera, filed a complaint in police station stating his wife - Ameera had been forced to enter into the contract against her will. Relatives of Ameera raised a hue and cry when Waqar along with his relatives and police party reached Siver Mirgund.

Sources said after police left the spot a quarrel occurred between the two groups. Later on, relatives of Ameera went to police station Lalpora and filed an FIR against the Waqar and his relatives for murdering Ameera. “Police had filed FIR 7/12 under section 302 RPC against Waqar and his relatives and arrested the accused persons immediately”, said sources.

Since last eight months Waqar and his some relatives are behind the bars and the case is under trial in the court.

Talking to KNS, the officer in charge in this case, DSP Sajad Khaliq Bhat said that the Postmortem report has recently revealed that the Ameera did not die of hanging but the cause of her death was poison.

“After going for the more investigations under the directions of the court, relatives of Ameera confessed before the police that they had poisoned her before Waqar alongwith his relatives had appeared in their locality”, said Bhat. “They admitted that they availed the opportunity to implicate Waqar and his relatives in the murder of Ameera”, Bhat added. (KNS)

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