Kupwara Teenager Survives Murder Attempt


KUPWARA — In a shocking incident unknown persons tried to kidnap and kill a teenager in Kralpora area of North Kashmir’s Kupwara district.

The victim Owais Ahmed Khan said that he was forcefully taken away and one man tried to bundle him into a Maruti car with tinted glasses.

Pervez Ahmed, the father of the victim said he fails to understand how come a car is allowed to use tinted glasses. He confirmed that some unknown persons tried to kidnap and kill his son in a White Maruti car.

Owais said he had some argument with three persons in the car. “One of the assailants attempted to slit my throat,” Owais said. “After beating me, they hit me on head and threw me out from the car near Riddy area.”

Owais according to his father was returning to ‘Pahari’ hostel, after summer vacation. He said Owais is right now undergoing treatment at hospital.

A police official said that an FIR vide number, 60, under RPC, 364 has been registered and investigation taken up.  Pertinently, in the same district a minor was brutally murdered by unknown persons a few days back. (CNS)

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