Tangmarg, June 26 :

A local court in Tangmarg area of north Kashmir’s Baramulla district awarded one year imprisonment to a man in 12-year-old death case.

According to details available with Kashmir News Service (KNS), the court awarded one year jail to Riyaz Ahmad Dar S/o Abdul Khaliq Dar of Shrai Tangmarg under section 304-A and sec 279 RPC and also a fine of Rs 50000.

The man was involved in the death of a 22-year-old youth namely Bilal Ahmad Magray in 2012 in a Nallah at Shrai Tangmarg and since then the family of the victim was awaiting justice.

The charge sheet in the case was presented in 2012 and the victim family was represented by senior prosecuting officer Salim Javid Shah and during the course of trial spread over 11 years prosecution had adduced and recorded the statement of 8 eye witnesses who had stated that the accused was responsible for the killing of the victim.

The court reiterated that the prosecution has succeeded in establishing beyond any shadow of doubt that the accused has committed the grave offence which caused death of the victim.

Terming the conviction as ground breaking Javid said that this order sends a strong message that anyone involved in crimes against society will not be spared.


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