Court Seeks FIR Against ‘Killer’ DySP


Srinagar: A city court has directed SSP Srinagar to get FIR registered against a deputy superintendent of police on an application filed by father of a youth who was killed at Tengpora here on July 10.     

Chief Judicial Magistrate directed SSP Srinagar to register an FIR against the said police official and investigate the killing of a youth who according to his family was killed in cold blood by a DySP in the lawns of his Tengpora house.

 The court order passed by CJM Srinagar Masarat Shaheen reads that an application was moved by an applicant namely Abdul Rehman Mir son of Ghulam Muhammad Mir a resident of Tengpora Batamaloo Srinagar with the prayer to direct police station Batmaloo for registration of an FIR against the police officer namely Yasir Qadri and other police personnel.

  “The applicant has submitted that on July 10 at 6:45 pm when they were watching television, a police party headed by DySP Yasir Qadri barged into their house and started smashing windowpanes and doors of the house. The wife of the applicant tried to stop the said police officer, however he physically assaulted her. The son (deceased Shabir Ahmed Mir) could not tolerate the thrashing of his mother and tried to rescue her from the clutches of the police officer. The Police officer took out his pistol and fired two shots at him resulting in his on spot death.”

“The applicant has further submitted that the said DySP took law in his own hands and killed his son in cold blood without any reason and rhyme. The applicant has submitted that he filed an application with the SHO Batamaloo who refused to lodge an FIR against the said DySp.”

  The applicant was represented by his Counsel Advocate Zahoor Ahmed. The case has been listed for next hearing on July 28. 

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