Jammu: The Jammu and Kashmir Police on Tuesday said they have solved a “sensational” murder case, coming to the conclusion that the 38-year-old chemist from Poonch was killed by his wife and her paramour besides her brother.
The Poonch police had recovered the body of the chemist, identified as Tahir Mehmood, son of late Mohammad Sadeeq, under “suspicious circumstances” at his residence in the Dhargloon area of Mendhar in the district.
The police had subsequently launched investigation proceedings under the section 174 of the Criminal Procedure Code into the death that was attempted to be portrayed as a case of suicide.
However, on the basis of material as well as technical evidence, SDPO Mendhar Z A Jaffri told a local news agency, “the extra-marital affair of his wife became the cause for Tahir Mehmood’s murder. Further investigation is going on and developments in the case will be shared.”
Jaffri said the inquest proceedings were converted into case FIR NO 115/2021 against Mehmood’s wife Zaib Ul-Nisa and her paramour Mohammad Iqbal, and Razwan Ahmed, the victim’s brother-in-law, all residents of Dhargloon Tehsil.
All accused have been arrested, the police said, adding that a case is being built against them under the Indian Penal Code’s Sections 306: abetment of suicide; 111: punishment for thug; and 34: acts done by several persons in furtherance of common intention.
This is the third murder case solved in last three months by the police in Mendhar. Earlier, the police solved the murders of Shahnaz Akhter and Shariq.
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