Have started magisterial probe, visited spot of incident: DC Sgr


Srinagar,District Magistrates Srinagar Shahid Iqbal (I.A.S) today said that they have started the proceedings into the case of custodial death of Awantipora teacher under the magisterial probe and that the inquiry will be conducted by the Additional Commissioner Srinagar, who has already visited the spot of incident.

Talking to KNO Iqbal said that by evening they will issue a statement on the outcome of the magisterial probe taken up into the death of Rizwan Ahmed Pandit, 28, of Awantipora. “We will complete the probe soon and submit the report to the government,” Iqbal said. Earlier, police had said that Rizwan died in police custody after he was picked up by them in connection with a militancy related case.