Srinagar: A police officer identified as Abdul Hamid was found dead under mysterious circumstances in Humhama area of Budgam district on Wednesday, reported the news agency GNS.
Sub-Inspector Hamid (791265/EXK) son of Ghulam Din was found dead in room number 122 of Mirani Resorts, a hotel at Humhama.
His family told GNS that there was no contact with Hamid and they grew anxious and started searching for him. Ultimately they said, they found him dead at the official accommodation.
The officer, a resident of Trikanjan, Baramulla was posted with Anti Hijacking wing of police at Srinagar International Airport.
Meanwhile, a senior police official told GNS that they have taken cognizance of the incident and have started inquest proceedings under 174 CrPc.
“Apparently it seems that the officer has died due to heart attack,” he added.