Srinagar: The inquiry officer [IO] into alleged custodial killing of a youth in north Kashmir’s Sopore town by police has asked family and people having knowledge to record their statements.
“The public in general and the close relatives of the deceased Irfan Ahmad Dar along with the persons having knowledge about the case in particular are hereby informed through the medium of this notice to record their statements regarding the knowledge about the alleged custodial death of the deceased before the enquiry officer,” reads a notice issued by the inquiry officer.
The officer has provided a schedule for recording the statement. The people have been asked to record the statement—verbal or written—on September 20 and 21 at ADC officer Sopore from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. and from September 22 to 26 at ADC office Baramulla from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
“Statements can even be electronically furnished to the Enquiry Officer on below mentioned Number/ Email-Id: Phone No. 9419030228; Email-id: email@example.com,” reads the notice.
The enquiry officer has been asked to submit his report within a period of 20 days.