Police collect DNA samples of parents
Militancy angle will be probed: IGP Kashmir
Srinagar, August 13: With regard to the disappearance of the three Rajouri locals, Vijay Kumar, IGP Kashmir said that police has deputed a team of officers to investigate and complete all legal formalities into this matter.
As per Kashmir Despatch, Kumar said that the team headed by the Deputy Superintendent of Police, Wajahat, along with his team visited Rajouri district to complete all legal and technical formalities with regard to the case of three missing persons.
On 16th July this year, three people were killed in an encounter by army in the Amshipora Village of district Shopian. After that on 10th August Rajouri family lodged a missing report in Peeru police station, Rajouri. Family claims that the three people killed an encounter was ‘fake’ as it was ‘staged’ by the army.
The family has said that their kin had come to Shopian to find some work as they were labourers but after their mobile phones were found switched off for several days, they filed a missing report.
About the claims of the missing peoples’ families, Kumar said that the case has two aspects. He said that first, “We have collected the DNA samples and the test will be done at Central Forensic Laboratory. Nothing can be said before test reports come.”
About the second aspect, The IGP said that “Besides matching DNA, we are also investigating whether these three persons who came from Rajouri wherein contact with the local militants or not. All the evidence that we have will be examined properly.”
Meanwhile Jammu and Kashmir Police Thursday evening collected the DNA samples of families of all three missing youth of Rajouri for the cross-examination with three slain militants of July 18 encounter that took place at Amshipora in Shopian district.