Kashmir Youth Dies In Saudi Arabia; JKSA Writes To LG Sinha For Return Of Mortal Remains


SRINAGAR: A 25-year-old Kashmiri youth working in Saudi Arabia was found dead mysteriously near his work place on Tuesday.

Imran Ahmad Sheikh a resident of Nehalpora

In a statement, Spokesperson of Association Nasir Khuehami said that, Imran Ahmad Sheikh who originally belonged to Baramulla district of Kashmir was working in Shahwarmer Company Taif; Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, originally working in hotel industry through Etmaad recruiting agency and holding valid Indian Passport number U7605144 from past two years.

On April 19, 2022, he was found dead near to his workplace. The cause of death is not known yet and there are multiple conflicting versions. But as per his family, Saudia Police have taken his body for post mortem and is also ascertaining the exact cause of death, probing & checking the CCTV footage around his workplace. Imran was hailing from Nehalpora Pattan area of Baramulla district in North Kashmir and his mortal remains are stuck in Saudi Arabia, he said.

Khuehami added that the family needs assistance in getting the young man’s mortal remains back.

He requested Jammu and Kashmir Lieutenant Governor Manoj Sinha to take immediate steps and pursue this matter with the Ministry of External Affairs to help in airlifting the mortal remains of the deceased back to India from Saudia Arabia for the last rites at his ancestral village.


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