Prisoner Dies In Anantnag Jail

SRINAGAR: A man from South Kashmir’s Kulgam district, who was lodged in Anantnag jail, has died after a brief illness, an official said on Monday.

The official told the news agency KNO that Shahzad Ahmad  Wani (42), son of Ali Muhammad Wani of Shalipora Kulgam who was booked in a case under number 82/2019 under section13 unlawful activities at PS DH Pora, died on Monday.

He said that the Kulgam resident was arrested days after five non-local labourers were killed by suspected militants in Katrasoo Anantnag on October 29, 2019.

DIG Prisons, Muhammed Sultan Lone told KNO that the deceased was unwell and he died at hospital on Monday.

He said that further reports and cause of death is being ascertained and details will be shared later.

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