January 01: Police Station Kulgam received information that a motorcycle driven by one person namely Jahangir Ahmad Dar son of Mohammad Subhan Dar resident of Shurat Kulgam was hit by an unknown vehicle near village Laroo area of Kulgam resulting his on spot death. The driver of the unknown vehicle fled away from spot along with the vehicle.
Accordingly, a case vide FIR number 258/2021 under relevant sections of law was registered in Police Station Kulgam and investigation was initiated.
Accordingly a special investigation team was constituted to probe the hit and run case. Investigation team taking advantage of modern gadgets, technical evidences & human inputs were able to identify the accused driver & subsequently arrested him within two days of the incident. He has been identified as Mashooq Ahmad Dar son of Abdul Salam Dar resident of DH Pora and his Swift Car bearing registration number DL5CK-9240 has also been seized.
He has been shifted to police station where he remains in custody. Further investigation of the case is in progress.