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Kulgam man arrested in hit-and-run case

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Srinagar: Police on Saturday claimed to have solved a hit-and-run accident in which a biker was killed after hit by an unknown vehicle two days ago.

As per a police handout, one Jahangir Ahmad Dar, son of Mohammad Subhan Dar, resident of Shurat Kulgam, was hit by an unknown vehicle near village Laroo area of Kulgam resulting his on-spot death. The driver of the unknown vehicle fled away from spot along with the vehicle, police said.

Accordingly, a case (FIR no. 258/2021) was registered under relevant sections of law in Police Station Kulgam and an investigation team was constituted to probe the case.

As per police, the investigation team taking advantage of modern gadgets, technical evidences, human inputs was able to identify the accused driver and subsequently arrested him within two days of the incident.

The accused has been identified as Mashooq Ahmad Dar, son of Abdul Salam Dar, resident of DH Pora and his car (DL5CK-9240) has also been seized. Further investigation of the case is in progress, police said.