Srinagar: The police said that Rizwan Pandit was being investigated in a “terror” related case and died under custody
“In pursuance of terror case investigation, one suspect Rizwan Pandit R/o Awantipore was in police custody. The said person died in police custody,” police said
“In this matter while following the procedure laid down in section 176 of crpc a magisterial enquiry is underway. Separately police investigation has also been initiated in the jurisdictional area of incident”.
As per sources was picked up by National Investigation Agency a few days ago.
Pandit was as lodged in cargo camp of Special Operations Group of JK police. He reportedly died in the in the intervening night of 18/19th March.