Father confesses to murder of 7-year-old girl in Kupwara, arrested: Police


Sajad Lone

Kupwara, April 03 : In a shocking development, father of a 7-year-old girl whose throat slit body was found outside her residence in Khurhama Zab area of Lolab in north Kashmir’s Kupwara district, has confessed to the crime, police said today.

The incident occurred last Wednesday, sending shockwaves across the valley and sparked outrage from various sections of the society with many demanding strict action against the accused.

Senior Superintendent of Police Kupwara, Yougal Manhas while speaking to reporters here, as per Kashmir News Service (KNS) said that father was taken into police custody for questioning after girl’s body was.

“During interrogation, he confessed to the gruesome crim. Knife which was used in the crime was also recovered from him,” he said.

He further said that the police have registered a case against the accused under relevant sections of the law and are currently investigating the matter. (KNS)

Detailed story will be updated in the evening bulletin.(KNS)


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