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Admin orders exhumation of woman who died day before marriage, investigation on

Srinagar: District administration Srinagar on Tuesday ordered the exhumation and conduct of post-mortem of a woman from Srinagar who died this month a day before her wedding.

The would-be-husband of 29-year-old Shahnaza Sultan of Sultan Mohallah area of Saidakadal Srinagar outskirts alleged that Shahnaza died without exhibiting any complications and he has strong reason to believe that she was “murdered”.

The deceased lady was scheduled to get married to Nasir Hussain Kawa of Kawpora, Trigam village of North Kashmir’s Bandipora district.

In the complainant, Nasir Hussain has claimed that her would-be wife was healthy and he was in touch with her. He has alleged that Shahnaza has been “murdered” and demands an investigation.

Official sources said that Additional District Magistrate Srinagar Dr Syed Haneef Balkhi has ordered the exhumation and post mortem of the body, and has further directed the Executive Magistrate 1st Class and SHO Police Station Nageen to supervise the entire proceedings.

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