Budgam 25th May 2023:
District Police Budgam on Thursday submitted a challan in the brutal rape and murder case of a lady in Soibug, two and a half months after the incident. The deceased lady was reported missing on 8th March 2023 and a missing report was lodged in the police post Soibug. It was later discovered during the search that she had been murdered and her body dismembered.
During the investigation, police arrested Shabir Ahmad Wani of Mohanpora Budgam for his involvement in the crime and a case *FIR No 53/23 U/S 302 IPC* was lodged in Police Station Budgam. It was further revealed that the victim had been raped before being murdered and dismembered. This led to the addition of the rape charge under section 376 of the IPC.
The accused, Shabir Ahmad Wani is currently in judicial custody. The charge sheet containing charges under Sections 302, 376, and 201 of the IPC has been produced in the court of Honble Chief J