Srinagar: The Jammu and Kashmir government has appointed Kupwara additional district magistrate as the inquiry officer to probe into the killing of a youth in an Army ambush in Handwara area.
"The District Magistrate Kupwara has appointed Additional District Magistrate Itrat Hussain as the inquiry officer into the killing of Manzoor Ahmad Magray alias Bilal," an official spokesman said.
He said Hussain was yesterday appointed as the inquiry officer into the incident leading to death of Magray in an Army ambush at Chogul in Handwara area on February 5.
Any person or persons acquainted with the facts of the incident were directed to record their statements before the inquiry officer till February 26 during office hours, the spokesman said.
The Army had ordered an internal inquiry into the incident.