Batamaloo resident horrifically stabbed to death, community in shock
Post by Aatif Qayoom on Wednesday, May 31, 2023
Srinagar, May 30: A devastating incident unfolded on Tuesday evening in the Batamaloo area of Srinagar, leaving residents stunned. A 45-year-old man, identified as Aijaz Ahmad Bhat, son of Ghulam Rasool Bhat and a resident of Mominabad Batamaloo, fell victim to a brutal stabbing that claimed his life.
The injured victim was immediately rushed to JVC Srinagar in critical condition. Tragically, the medical team declared him dead upon his arrival at the hospital.
According to officials, the appalling incident took place near Dar Iron traders at the bypass in Batamaloo, where Aijaz Ahmed Bhat was fatally attacked by an unidentified individual. Swiftly responding to the scene, the Srinagar Police registered a First Information Report (FIR) under Section 302 of the Indian Penal Code (IPC) at the Batamaloo Police Station. Inspector Sabzar Ahmed, the Station House Officer (SHO) of Batamaloo, has been assigned as the Investigating Officer (IO) for the case.
Rakesh Balwal, the Senior Superintendent of Police (SSP) in Srinagar, confirmed the tragic incident to Rising Kashmir. He assured the community that a thorough investigation has been initiated, and a case has been filed under the relevant sections of the law to bring the culprits responsible for this heinous crime to justice.
The motive behind the attack remains unknown, and the police are actively pursuing all leads to unravel the circumstances surrounding this brutal murder. This shocking incident has sent shockwaves through the community, with locals expressing their deep sorrow and concern.
The Srinagar Police have reassured the public that every possible effort will be made to ensure justice is served and the perpetrators are apprehended. Further updates on the investigation are eagerly awaited as the police delve deeper into the details surrounding this tragic killing.