Class 9 Student Murdered, Left To Dogs

SRINAGAR: The brutal murder of a class 9 student has sent shockwaves across Sopore and sparked off protests.

Reports said that Dawood Nabi Wagay son of Ghulam Nabi Wagay of Mahrajpora, who was missing since Thursday afternoon, was found dead in an apple orchard in Chinkipora locality on Friday morning. 

His badly mutilated body was recovered by a police team headed by Station House officer (SHO), Sopore Syed Ayaz Geelani in an orchard near the floor mill, Chinkipora. He had visible marks of violence.

Reports said that the body contained serious injuries on chest while initial reports suggest that he had been attacked by sharp edged weapon. “It seems that body was thrown near Flour Mill during evening and it lied in open throughout night. The stray dogs had mauled the body and it was initially very difficult to identify it,” a police official present on spot of crime told Kashmir Observer.

The body was recovered, hours after the parents of the boy filed a missing report at the police station Sopore this morning, “they said.

The body was later sent to the nearby hospital for post mortem report and was accordingly handed over to their relatives for last rites.

Superintendent of Police, Sopore, Abdul Qayoom said that police has recovered a sharp edged weapon from the spot and accordingly fingerprints of some suspected persons have also been taken.

“We have registered a case under FIR no. 02/2014 under section 302 RPC in this regard. The sharp knife has been sent to Forensic laboratory for examination,” he added.

Soon after the incident, locals staged protest demonstration and demanded the culprits be brought to book. 

The deceased was a student of Sidiqia Model Public School Sopore.

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