J&K Police probe Kashmiri youth’s suicide in Rajasthan

Srinagar: Jammu and Kashmir Police on Sunday said it has started its investigations into the alleged suicide by a Kashmiri youth in Rajasthan.
“Immediately after getting information regarding the death of Tawseef Ahmad Pir, son of Habibullah Pir, a resident of Devar, Kupwara, the Jammu and Kashmir Police got in t uch with the Rajasthan Police and a team headed by an inspector was rushed from Delhi to Rajasthan to facilitate the formalities as soon as possible,” said a police statement here.

It said that the state police party, which was accompanied by two of the youth’s relatives and other friends, after receiving the body of deceased and have left Rajasthan for home.

“It was decided to carry the body by road in view of the weather conditions at Srinagar Airport where scores of flights have been cancelled due to the bad weather, ” it said.

According to the statement, initial investigations regarding the death of Tawseef brought to fore that two fellow Kashmiris who were also acting as middle men had deceived him and “this had probably led him to take the extreme step”.

“However further investigation is going on. The state police is in constant touch with the Rajasthan Police to ensure that the investigation of the case is expedited and the guilty are brought to book,” it said.