February 13: Police today attended a crime spot following inputs about death of a person inside a mosque in Srinagar.
Srinagar police received information about murder of a person inside a mosque in Maisuma area of Srinagar in the afternoon hours today. Accordingly senior police officers visited the crime spot and retrieved the dead body of an individual.
The killed person has been identified as Abdul Gani Dar alias Gani Gazali age about 80 years resident of Russu area of District Budgam.
Photography and video recording of the crime spot was carried out besides team members from FSL were called on spot for the examination of scene of crime. Following the scientific procedures of investigation, circumstantial evidences and samples were lifted from the scene of crime for the purpose of investigation.
Detailed search of the premises was also carried out. Police is also examining the CCTV footage pertaining to the area.
Dead body of the victim was taken to hospital for conducting of medico legal formalities and will be handed over to the family members after completion of medico legal formalities.
Police have registered a case in this regard. Further investigation in the matter is in progress.
We assure community members that investigation in the matter will be fast tracked in a professional and impartial manner.“`