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District Police Kulgam solves hit and run case; Accused arrested

District Police Kulgam solves hit and run case; Accused arrested

September 25: District Police Kulgam have solved a hit and run case by arresting an accused person involved in the commission of crime.

On 22.09.2023 at about 06:23 AM an accident took place at qazigund near walnut factory in which one unknown vehicle (Truck) coming from Ujroo hit one vehicle (Maruti Eeco) bearing Reg. No. JK06B-0901 which was going towards Banihal. The truck driver fled from the spot along with his truck with intention of hiding his identity and his truck. In this accident the driver of Maruti Eeco vehicle and 06 passengers got critically injured who were immediately shifted to Emergency Hospital Qazigund for treatment from where they were referred to GMC Anantnag for further treatment. During treatment, four injured persons succumbed to their injuries.

Accordingly, a case vide FIR number 206/2023 under relevant sections of law was registered in Police Station Qazigund and investigation was initiated.

During the course of investigation, the investigation team led by SHO Police station Qazigund under the close supervision of SSP Kulgam relentlessly made all efforts and collected evidences from CCTV, Toll Plazas, Telecom and other useful applications/services to identify and arrest the driver involved in commission of crime. After strenuous efforts, the police team recovered the vehicle bearing registration number JK22-7103 and arrested the accused driver namely; Aarif Ahmad Ellahi S/O Ghulam Rasool Ellahi R/O Nowgam Verinag, Anantnag.

Further investigation of the case is in progress.


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