Dark Day in Budgam: Sibling Rivalry Turns Tragic, Brother Arrested for Murder
In a shocking incident, a man killed his own brother after a fight over some issue in Sail village of Beerwah area of central Kashmir’s Budgam district, police said here on Wednesday. An official told the news agency that on November 20, Police received information about the body of a man lying behind his residence.
He said following this an investigation was initiated by police and Forensic Science Laboratory (FSL) teams. The deceased was identified as Sameer Ahmad Rather. “Several suspects were called in for questioning including the family members of the deceased. On questioning the family members, Aqib Ahmad Rather, Sameer’s brother, confessed to his involvement,” he said.
He said that Aqib revealed a confrontation between them took place, during the intervening night of 19 and 20th November, resulting in Sameer’s death.
“Father and sister of the deceased also confessed, providing details about Aqib Ahmad’s role. Aqib was arrested, and a thorough investigation was conducted, leading to the recovery of essential evidence including the weapon of offense used by Aqib to assault Sameer,” the official said. He said that a case has been filed under Section 302 of the Indian Penal Code (IPC) in this regard—(KNO)