Jammu and Kashmir: In a significant development, the killing of Kashmir Pandits during the insurgency will be re-investigated with first case to be probed will be Justice Gangjoo’s murder.
Notably, the case will be reopened 33 years after retired Judge Neelkanth Ganjoo was shot dead by terrorist as the State Investigating Agency (SIA) in Jammu and Kashmir on Monday sought information from the general public to unearth the ‘larger criminal conspiracy’ behind the killing.
Judge Ganjoo had sentence Jammu and Kashmir Liberation Front (JKLF) found Mohammad Maqbool Bhat to death in the 1960s in a case related to the murder of police officer Amar Chand.
He was allegedly shot dead by terrorist in November 1989 and was among the prominent Kashmir Pandits to be targeted.
Official statement on repoening of Judge Ganjoo murder case
“In order to unearth the larger criminal conspiracy behind the murder of retired judge Neelkanth Ganjoo three decades ago, the SIA, through a communique, has appealed to all people familiar with facts or circumstances of this murder case to come forward and share any account of events,” an official spokesperson was quoted by India Today.
The spokesperson said that identity of all such people will be kept secret and protected, besides all useful and relevant information will be suitably rewarded.
“The people had been asked to contact on 8899004976 or on email firstname.lastname@example.org for having any information related to this murder case,” the spokesperson said.
With inputs from the India Today…