J K News Today

Srinagar, January 8

Sopore  police in Jammu and Kashmir  arrested four persons and claimed that it has solved the  murder case of missing goldsmith .

 SSP Sopore Harmeet Singh told media  that the arrested persons have confessed to killing the goldsmith “with a sole aim of looting jewelry and cash from his shop.”

The foursome , Harmeet Singh said, had abducted  Tariq Ahmad Malik and  strangulated him  before throwing his  body into river on the night of December 26 .  They had taken keys of his shop and looted the jewelry and cash.

Further investigations into the case are on. Police are trying to retrieve the body of the goldsmith.