Mother-son duo murder 8-year-old kid in Kupwara: J-K Police

KUPWARA — Jammu and Kashmir Police on Tuesday said that it has resolved the murder case of an 8-year-old kid whose body was found today in the woods of Kupwara after almost three weeks and the two main accused have been arrested.

“Since February 15, we had been probing all angles. We searched wetlands, woods and manholes etc. During the course of investigations, it came to light that one Amir Khan and his mother hatched a conspiracy to abduct and kill the 8-year-old Talib,” SSP Kupwara Yougal Manhas told reporters as per news agency Kashmir News Observer (KNO).

He said that over some personal rivalry with the victim’s family, Amir Khan and his mother murdered the 8-year-old Talib and buried him in the woods in Awoora area of Kupwara district.

The SSP said both accused have been arrested and further questioning is going on.

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