Wife, Her Paramour Booked In Pattan Murder Case

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Baramulla: A Special Investigation Team (SIT) of Jammu and Kashmir Police Monday produced a challan against two accused persons including a woman in a murder case of a 35-year-old man of Rengi Pattan before District Mobile Magistrate Baramulla

The two includes Tasleema Begum wife of the deceased and her accomplice Ghulam Mohammad Dar, residents of Rengi Pattan for the murder of Muhammad Altaf Malik.

Officials said that after receiving written complaint from family members of deceased Mohammad Altaf Malik, SSP Baramullla Rayees Mohammad Bhat (IPS) constituted Special Investigation team (SIT) of senior police officers headed by SDPO Zafar Mehdi, SHO Pattan Insp. Nisar and ASI Mohammad Amin to Investigate the case.

On March 22, 2021 the deceased Muhammad Altaf Malik’s brother filed a written application that he suspected that his brother had not died accidentally or of natural death but had been allegedly murdered.

Malik’s body was spotted near his cowshed at Renji, Pattan on March 9.

“The body was exhumed and autopsy conducted at Government Medical College Baramulla. The autopsy revealed that the death was not natural,” police officials said.

Following the autopsy report a murder case was registered under Section 302 of the Indian Penal Code (IPC) at Police Station Pattan.

During the course of investigation, in sustained questioning wife of the deceased and her paramour confessed of murdering Muhammad Altaf Malik.

Meanwhile SIT completed the investigation of the case within eighty six (86) days during which the statement of near about Fifty one witnesses was recorded and on Monday 19 July 2021 the Challan was presented against the both accused persons and they are in Judicial Custody.

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