Man murdered 24-yrs-old fiancé in North Kashmir

The girl had reportedly gone to meet her fiancé with whom she was formally engaged. Nikah ceremony had already taken place and wedding dates were being finalized by the families.

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Srinagar, May 13 (Only Kashmir): Sajad Ahmad Bhatti of Uri confessed that he murdered his 24 year old fiancé Rifat Khan whose body was recovered a day before from Mohara Uri. The girl was missing since 10/05/2018 and the girl’s family had lodged a report of her abduction on 11/05/2018 at Police Station Baramulla.
The girl had reportedly gone to meet her fiancé with whom she was formally engaged. Nikah ceremony had already taken place and wedding dates were being finalized by the families.



A police spokesman said that initial investigation suggests the motive behind the murder was that the accused was allegedly having affair with some other lady, adding, Case FIR No 79/2108 under section 366,109 RPC was registered in Police Station Baramulla and investigation was taken up besides charges of murder section 302 RPC have been added to the case registered in this instant matter.
Dead body of a 24 year old missing girl namely Rifat Bano daughter of Bashir Ahmad Khan resident of Gujar Patti Sangri Colony Baramulla was recovered from Mohara Uri.
During the course of investigation, fiancé of the missing girl namely Sajad Ahmad Bhatti son of Siraj-din-Bhatti resident of Mohra, Uri turned out to be the prime suspect in this case who was apprehended. During questioning accused confessed to his crime and led the police team to Mohra,Uri and upon his identification, the dead body of missing girl was recovered. (OK)