JE Suicide Case: Family Demands Re-arrest of Bailed Out In-laws

Srinagar—Family members of Mudasir Aziz, a Junior Engineer who committed suicide in May early this year on Tuesday held a protest against the court decision of granting bail to her in-laws who are accused of abetment of suicide of their daughter.

The family and relatives of Mudasir holding the banners and placards displaying, the image of Mudasir and her son and slogans assembled at Srinagar’s Press Enclave and chanted slogans like ‘we want justice.’

“If the investigation is still going on why was bail granted to them and on what basis? Questioned sister of deceased women, Muzamil Aziz

‘We appeal Chief Minister, Mehbooba Mufti that being a women she should personally intervene in the case” she added.

The family members said the in-laws of Mudasir are very ‘influential’ and they are using their influence to hush up the case.

On May 05 this year, Mudasir Javed wife of Javed Ahmad Bungree of Illahi Bagh Soura allegedly committed suicide by jumping into River Jhelum from Old Zaina Kadal Bridge.

Investigations have revealed that she was driven to Zaina Kadal by her husband where from she jumped into the river, sources told Kashmir Observer.

The family of Mudasir said that her in-laws who were earlier arrested by the Police have been released on bail. “We demand that those who are involved in the 'murder' of our daughter should be dealt with strictly according to the law,” they demanded.

Earlier, a court here granted bail to in-laws of Mudasir on 13-09-1017 till 21-09-2017 in an FIR number (29/2017) registered in police station M.R Gunj. 

Chief Judicial Magistrate Srinagar granted interim bail to Javaid Ahmad Bangri of Illahi Bagh Soura, his sister Naziya Shafi and Aunt Sabeena Majid till September 21.

The police arrested Javaid and others and booked them under sections 306 RPC (abetment of suicide), 498A RPC (domestic violence) and 120B RPC (criminal conspiracy).

A Special Investigation Team (SIT) was constituted by the police headed by Deputy Superintend of Police Khanyar, to probe the death of the engineer.

The trio were under detention in central Jail Srinagar and were released after the court orders.

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