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Missing Tangmarg man found dead

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Two suspected murders arrested

Srinagar, Sep 09: A young man who had gone missing from Tangmarg area of Baramulla district of north Kashmir a fortnight ago has been found dead and two persons have been arrested in connection with his death, a police official said Sunday.

On August 26, Abdul Majeed Teeli, a resident of Rishipora Khaipora Bala, approached police stating that his 25-years-old son Mehraj-ud-din Teeli, has been missing for two days, the official said.

He said police had detained a few people and questioned about Teeli, but he could not be found.

After prolonged questioning, two suspects, Irshad Ahmed Wani, son of Ghulam Mohiuddin, and Imtiyaz Ahmed Wani, son of Ghulam Rasool, both residents of Rishipora Khaipora Bala, confessed they had killed Teli the day he had gone missing, the spokesman said.

He said the two also confessed that they buried his body at some distance from their village in Budar Nallah.

Both the accused are cousins and the motive behind the killing has been found to be the alleged relationship of Teli with the sister of one of the accused, the official said.

Later body of the murdered youth was disinterred by a team of medical and forensic experts in presence of a Magistrate, and subsequently case (FIR no. 75/2018) under section 302 RPC was registered in Police Station Tangmarg. Body will be handed over to the legal heirs after completion of necessary medico-legal formalities, police said, adding that further investigation into the matter is going on.

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