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Hit and run case solved within hours, accused arrested: Police

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Srinagar, March 05: Police on Tuesday claimed to have solved a hit run case by arresting an accused driver within hours.

In a statement issued here, a spokesman of the J&K police said: “Police Station Nigeen received information that an unknown vehicle had hit and injured a pedestrian namely Mushtaq Ahmad Doji son of Mohmad Sultan Doji resident of Doji Mohalla Habak Shanpora. The injured later succumbed to his injuries at hospital.”

Consequently, a case FIR No 21/2019 under relevant sections of law was registered and investigation was taken up.

“During the course of investigation, Police Station Nigeen summoned many suspect drivers plying on Foreshore road and based on human & technical inputs, apprehended the accused driver namely  Zakir Naveed Ali son of Mohmad Hanief resident of  Alamgiri Bazar  and seized the vehicle type-Mahindra Thar bearing registration No: JK01A G2266,” he said adding, “Locals have applauded the swift and prompt action of police in arresting the accused driver.”

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