SIA announces ₹10 Lakh reward for information on Adv Babar Qadri's killers
Post by Irfan Yattoo on Sunday, September 10, 2023
Srinagar, Sep 09: The State Investigation Agency (SIA) has announced a cash reward of Rs 10 lakh for providing information that can help to nab the killers of advocate Babar Qadri.
A notice issued by the Chief Investigation Officer of SIT, SIA Kashmir said, "A cash reward of Rs 10,00,000 is offered to those who provide information leading to the arrest of the individuals involved in the tragic killing of Senior Advocate Babar Qadri, the son of Mohd Yasin Qadri from Zahidpora, Hawal, Srinagar. Qadri lost his life to terrorists on September 24, 2020, at his residence."
It further said that the identity of the informer shall be kept highly confidential. Those having any information can contact us at the Mobile/WhatsApp/Telegram/Signal number 9103998467, it said.
The notice also specifies that a case has been registered under FIR No 62/2020 U/S 302 IPC 7/27 IAA 13/16/18/20/39 UAPA at the police station Lalbazar Srinagar, which has now been transferred to the jurisdiction of SIA Kashmir.
Qadri was shot dead by two people who impersonated as someone seeking legal help at his Hawal residence in Srinagar. They shot him dead in September 2020. Subsequently, police formed a special team and in August 2021, they filed charges against five suspects. When security forces eliminated Abbas Sheikh, chief commander of The Resistance Front (TRF), a shadow front of LeT terrorist group, and his deputy Saqib Manzoor, in September that year, Police underlined that Saqib Manzoor was also involved in Qadri’s murder.