Kulgam: A 22-year-old youth was found dead under mysterious circumstances in Moga city of Punjab on Wednesday afternoon, family members have left for Punjab on Thursday to receive the body.
A video circulating on social media purportedly of the youth shows the man hanging from the ceiling with a cloth, with his feet still touching the ground.
The victim, Bilal Ahmad Malik (22), son of Mohammad Ayoub Malik was a native of D K Marg area of Damhal Hanjipora in south Kashmir’s Kulgam Bilal was working as Shawl seller in Moga city at present.
“He was found dead in Moga area of Punjab. His family members have left for Punjab. As of now we don’t have any other details with us,” Sarpanch of the village said.
SHO Focal Point told new agency KNO over phone that Bilal ended his life by hanging self because of depression.
“Subsequently, a case under 174 CrPc has been registered and further investigations were taken up,” the police officer said.
(With inputs from KNO)