The Srinagar Police on Wednesday claimed to have solved the Batamaloo murder case within 24 hours and the accused has been arrested.
A senior police officer told a local news agency, Kashmir Scroll, that yesterday’s murder case at Batmaloo in which a person was killed with a sharp-edged knife has been solved as the main accused has been held.
The officer revealed that the accused had an affair with the daughter of the deceased and a heated argument led to the killing of the person.
On Tuesday evening a man identified Aijaz Ahmad Bhat, son of Ghulam Rasool Bhat, a resident of Mominabad Batamaloo was stabbed to death in the Batamaloo area.
Soon after the incident, police registered the case and started the investigation the officer added. (KS)