A 19 year old boy Raghav Singh Jamwal was kidnapped and murdered in Jammu, the accused has been arrested, said the police today.
Police said that on 29 November at around 1.15 pm one Parhald singh informed through Police Control Room (PCR) that his son Raghav Jamwal @ raghu resident of Nardani Raipur Bantalab aged around 19, has been Kidnapped by unknown person.
Above mentioned Raghav had gone to Janipur for computer training, but didn’t reach there.
On this immediately, Police parties from PP Chinore and PS Domana were fanned out in the area and came to know that Raghav has not come to the Computer training centre at Janipur. FIR no 355/2023 u/s 363 was registered in concerned police station and SP Rural and SDPO Domana were directed to personally supervise the search conducted by police parties.
Police through human and technical intelligence was able to zero in on the kidnapper.
After hectic efforts, the kidnapper was traced out from his rented accommodation at Patoli during the intervening night and mobile phone of the victim was recovered from his possession which he has been using to make ransom calls.
The accused is identified as Satinder Kumar S/o Chunni Lal, Age-23 years, R/o Main Bazar Kishtwar, Presently at Patoli. He was acting alone in this crime.
The body of the deceased Raghav Jamwal @ raghu was recovered on the disclosure of accused from a jungle area adjoining Raipur Khari-Jagti link road where there is no habitation. The accused admitted to killing the victim Raghav by hitting stone on his head at around 1045-1100 am on 29 November.
The accused was known to victim for the past 4-5 years.
After conducting necessary legal formalities the police shifted the dead body to GMC,Jammu for conducting postmortem. Further investigation to unravel the circumstances leading to the crime is going on, police added.