Srinagar police on Friday evening issued a statement regarding death of Juvenile in Badshah nagar area of Natipora, Srinagar on February 15.
In a statement issued, a police spokesman said on 15/02/2023 Police Station Chanapora recieved an information that some shopkeepers of Budshahnagar had apprehended some suspects from Sky Park, an under construction building.
Also Read: Civilian shot at, injured in Bijbehara
He said, upon this a police party rushed to the spot and found the shopkeepers had apprehended one juveline (Name with held). While questioning the locals /shopkeepers disclosed that four persons were found on the rooftop of the said building and the other three had fled away from the-spot.
The building premises were searched by Police along with the locals /Shopkeepers and one juvenile was found lying near the corner of the building in a critical condition, he was evacuated to hospital for treatment. Where doctors declared him brought dead. He was identified as Farhan Bashir Wani son of Bashir Ahmad Wani resident ofIram Lane Budshahnagar, he said.
Consequently case FIR No.08/2023 U/S 304 IPC was registered and investigation taken up. During the Course of investigation the apprehended juvenile (name withheld) disclosed the names of other two juveniles (Name withheld )who were also apprehended, he added.
He further added that the apprehended persons disclosed that they had gone inside the building in order to consume some contraband substance. They also disclosed that the shopkeepers along with the building owner had arrived inside the building , which made all of them flee in panic. Resulting in the fall of one among them. Accordingly the building owner along with other shopkeepers namely Sahil Ahmad son of Mohd Subhan resident of Nowgam, Abdul Rashid Bhat son of Habib Ullah Bhat resident of Allochibagh, Abdul Majeed Fufoo son of Habib Ullah Fufoo resident of Mehboob Colony, Aijaz Ahmad son of Gh Ahmad Farash resident of Mehboob Colony and Mohd Yaseen son of Ab Gani Khan resident of Pulwama were arrested for this rash and negligent act causing death of a juvenile.
Moreover, the other three Juvelines in conflict with law ( friends of the deceased) were also apprehended formally and were medically examined, where it came forth that all of them were under the influence of contraband substance.
All the 08 accused (including 3 juveniles in conflict with law) were produced before the Honble court of Law and necessary remand was obtained.
Investigation in case is in full swing and whole circumstances leading to death will be examined in detail, the spokesman added.