Srinagar, January 04, 2014 (PPI-OT): In occupied Kashmir, people staged demonstrations in Sopore town after a teenage boy was found murdered at an orchard.
The body of 16-year-old Dawood Ahmad, a resident of Mahrajpora, was found in Ghousiaabad locality of the town and bore multiple stab wounds. Dawood, a student of ninth class, had gone missing on Thursday evening after he left home with a relative.
“We searched for him everywhere. However, we couldn’t find him. This morning, we found his body at an orchard,” Dawood’s uncle, Manzoor Ahmad, told mediamen.
When the body of killed youth was brought to his native village, local residents took to streets and staged demonstrations. The protesters demanded strict punishment for Dawood’s killers.
“There were deep injury marks on his chest which indicate that he was attacked with a sharp-edged weapon,” locals said.
Superintendent of Police Sopore, Abdul Qayoom, said that a knife was also recovered by the police from the crime scene indicating that the boy had been stabbed to death. “The family had already filed a missing complaint with police. We have registered a case under section 302 and started further investigation,” he said.
Meanwhile, another youth was found dead under suspicious circumstances at Kadirpora in Badgam district.
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