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3 persons involved in Khanyar murder case arrested: Police

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Srinagar: Police on Wednesday claimed to have arrested three persons involved in killing of a youth in Khanyar locality of Srinagar on Monday.

On January 11, at around 09:50 PM, Police Station Khanyar received information that some unknown persons have stabbed one Zayan Chasti, son of Syed Muhammad Ashraf Chasti of Rainawari, near Dastageer Sahib Shrine. The victim was shifted to SMHS Hospital where he was declared dead on arrival, police spokesman said in a statement here.

After registering a murder case, technical and circumstantial evidence was collected and eye witnesses examined, which led the police to zero in on three accused persons, identified as Mohammad Zahid Bhat, and Faizan Fida Bhat, sons of Fida Ahmad Bhat of Ellahi Bagh Soura, and Wajid Altaf Kaullah, son of Mohammad Altaf of Jabgripora Nowhatta, Srinagar.

“All the three accused persons have been arrested and investigation of the case is underway,” police said. (KNO)

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