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Court orders status report in death of a youth in Sep 2020 accident, family alleges murder

By Online Desk , in Regional , at June 10, 2021


Sohail Khan


Kathua: Sub-Judge Special Mobile Magistrate Kathua on Thursday ordered for submission of status report from Police Station Kathua and concerned Investigation Officer in an alleged road accident that killed a youth from Srinagar in September 2020.

Father of the deceased youth had claimed that it wasn’t an accident but ‘murder’.

Fayaz Ahmed Khan, father of the killed youth told INS that it was a ‘murder’ with an intention to grab the money which his son was carrying.

Muhammad Huzaif Khan, a resident of Sarai Bala in Srinagar was killed in an alleged accident in Kathua. He was travely along with a friend from Qamarwari area of Srinagar.

Both, as is claimed, were scheduled to go to Chandigarh in their private car.

Fayaz Ahmad had plead before qourt that deceased”s friend intentionally caused accident.

“He fled away with Rs 17 lakh,” Fayaz Ahmad said, adding that his son was left to die in the Kathua hospital.

The petitioner has filed the petition under section 156(3) of CrPc (Criminal Procedure Code) and sought registration of FIR against the friend ( ‘driver’ of the vehicle) for causing accident of the vehicle intentionally.

The Sub-Judge Special Mobile Magistrate Kathua while seeking status report of the case from the police has listed the case for next hearing on 12 June this month.

” From past 8 months we have been going from pillar to post to get an FIR registered, however, every time, Kathua Police declined their request,” Fayaz said.

The Counsel for the petitioner Advocate Ishtiyak Ahmed Khan submitted in the court of law that that the deceased was carrying Rs 18 lakh at the time of alleged accident but the accused handed over only Rs one lakh to the family of the deceased and grabbed rest of the money.

“The family of the deceased is hopeful to get the justice from the Court,” Khan



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