Police solves hit and run case within hours


Srinagar, Jan 28: Police solved hit and run case within hours and arrested the accused from Barzulla.
On 27.01.2020, Police Station Nigeen received information that a speedy Bolero vehicle bearing registration No. JK01U-9756 hit and injured four pedestrians near Dug-Park Foreshore road and fled away from the spot.
All the injured were immediately evacuated to nearby hospital by Police wherefrom they were shifted to SKIMS Soura for advanced treatment. The injured persons were identified as Mst Asha resident of Fisherman colony Habak, Masarat Bano resident of Habak Naseembagh, Imtiyaza resident of Habak Naseembagh and Soni Nazir resident of Fisherman colony.
Among the injured, two ladies identified as Asha & Masrat succumbed to injuries at SKIMS Soura.
A Case FIR No. 04/2020 under relevant sections of law was registered at Police Station Nigeen and investigation into the matter was initiated.
During the course of investigation, Srinagar police arrested the accused driver identified as Mushtaq Ahmad Sheikh resident of Elahi Bagh Srinagar within hours from Barzulla. The vehicle involved in the commission of crime was also seized. The accused has been shifted to Police Station Nigeen where he remains in custody.