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Baramulla domestic violence: Injured woman succumbs, police forms SIT to probe case

BARAMULLA: A woman, from Baramulla, who was allegedly beaten by her in-laws a few days back, has succumbed to her injuries at a hospital here on Sunday evening.

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

The woman, they said, was taken to SDH Kreeri from where the doctors referred her to SKIMS Soura. The woman was kept in the Intensive Care Unit at the tertiary hospital, however, she eventually succumbed this evening, they said. The police have registered a case under relevant sections of laws for due proceedings.

Following the death of the woman, the Jammu and Kashmir Police constituted a Special Investigation Team headed by Additional Superintendent Baramulla to probe the alleged domestic violence case.

“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 adding, “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. (GNS)

 

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