Kashmiri Youth Found Dead In Chandigarh, Family Alleges Murder

SRINAGAR: A 22-year-old youth from Bomai area of Sopore was found dead under mysterious circumstances at a hostel in GMC  Chandigarh, Punjab in the intervening night of 25-26 June, the family said on Sunday.

Amir Hassan Mir

Amir Hassan Mir, a BSc Nursing student and was doing an internship in GMC Chandigarh was found dead at his hostel.

According to news agency KNO, his family alleged that he has been murdered, saying that Amir was found dead at the apartment by one of his colleagues at around 1 am on 25 June following which he has informed his family about it.

The body was taken for post mortem and to complete other legal formalities, they said, adding that the body was later handed over to legal heirs.

Sources told Kashmir Life that the police report claimed that the cause of death is unnatural, however, post mortem report are yet to come.

He was laid to rest at his native village in Sopore on Sunday and hundreds of people participated in funeral prayers.

Funeral prayers of Amir Hassan a resident of Sopore who was found dead in Chandigarh on June 26, 2021.

Amir’s cousin, Nazir Ahmad told news agency KNO that they are suspecting it murder as two persons who have left college two years back, were present during the incident.

The family demanded a thorough investigation into the incident.

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