Bride murdered, throat-slit body recovered in Rajouri

Rajouri: Police on Tuesday recovered body of a bride under mysterious circumstances from a village in Rajouri district of Jammu and Kashmir. Some locals informed the police about the body lying near the open field at Fethpur in the district and a police team was immediately rushed to the spot where a female body has been recovered having visible torture marks on her body, official sources said. A police official told GNS while confirming the recovering of a throat-slit body.  “The body was later identified as Kounsar Parveen (24-years-old) wife of Wazaret Iqbal resident of Fethpur, Rajouri”. “She was Wazaret Iqbal’s second wife and was married with him some 12 days back”, the official said, adding that Wazret Iqbal’s first marriage was held 3 years back. Last night Wazret was staying with her first wife and her two year old girl was sleeping with Kounsar, he said. During the dawn time, the family members found the girl alone while the bride was missing inside the bedroom, the official said. He said that later during morning prayers, the family members and their neighbours found the bride some 70 meters away from the home in a pool of blood. He said a team of FSL experts has been deputed to the spot for investigation. The body has been sent for postmortem. “A case FIR no. 350 under section 174 CrPc has been registered in this regard and further investigations taken up”, he said. Meanwhile, the family and the relatives of the Kounsar Parveen Jan staged protest and demanded stern action against the culprits.