J&Ok Police stated on Tuesday that the primary accused within the killing of two Punjab residents in Srinagar have been arrested.
V.Ok. Birdi, IGP (Kashmir) instructed reporters right here that in a significant breakthrough, the primary accused concerned within the killing of the 2 males have been arrested.
“After registering case FIR quantity 08/2024 u/s 302, 307 IPC, 7/27 Arms Act, 15, 16, 20 ULA(P) Act in police station Shaheed Ganj, Srinagar police investigation led to the identification of the accused who, carried out the terrorist assault on these two people from Punjab and subsequent weapon of offence and different incriminating materials was recovered.
“On the idea of technical and discipline evaluation, police zeroed in on sure suspects and primarily based upon clinching proof collected throughout investigation, recognized and arrested the primary accused particularly Adil Manzoor Langoo son of Manzoor Ahmad Langoo resident of Zaldagar, Srinagar.
“It got here to mild that the accused had conspired along with his handler in Pakistan for fee of the fear crime. Accused was a extremely motivated and radicalised particular person.
“His handler in Pakistan radicalised him on social media and motivated him to carry out the terror attack. In furtherance of the conspiracy, the handler provided him the weapon after which he motivated him to carry out the attack, ” the IGP stated.
On February 7 this yr, militants fired at two carpenters, each residents of Amritsar in Punjab, in Shala Kadal space of outdated Srinagar metropolis.
One of the 2, Amrit Pal Singh was killed on the spot whereas Rohit was critically injured within the assault and succumbed within the hospital the subsequent day.