Domestic violence death: J-K Police forms SIT to probe ‘sensitive case’

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Jammu and Kashmir Police Sunday constituted a Special Investigation Team headed by Additional Superintendent Baramulla to probe into the alleged domestic violence death of a woman from Kreeri area of the north Kashmir district.

“In view of the sensitivity of case FIR 42/2022 under section 307, 323, 498A IPC of police station Kreeri, a Special Investigation Team is constituted for speedy/quality investigation of the case,” reads an order by SSP Baramulla Rayees Mohammad Bhat.

Besides Additional Superintendent Baramulla as its head, the members of the SIT include SDPO Kreeri, SHO of police station Kreeri and ASIs Ali Mohammad and Mohammad Sadiq.

“The SIT is directed to carry out the investigation of the case on professional lines and ensure that no lucuna is left in the investigation,” reads the order.

“The team shall conclude the investigation of the case on its merits at an earliest.” Besides, the SSP Baramulla has ordered SIT to share details with his office on weekly basis.

Earlier the woman who was allegedly beaten by her in-laws few days back succumbed to her injuries at a hospital on Sunday evening.

Sources said that the 28-year-old woman had suffered grave head injuries after being allegedly beaten up by her in-laws on Eid day in Kreeri village.

The woman, they said, was taken to SDH Kreeri from where the doctors referred her to SKIMS Soura.

The woman was kept in Intensive Care Unit at the tertiary hospital where she eventually succumbed this evening, they said. (GNS)

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