Jammu & Kashmir

Inmate dies in Kupwara jail, second death in last 6 months

[FPK File Photo/Vikar Syed]

Kupwara: A 33-year-old man from Seadpora area of Sopore, who was lodged along with his brother, at district jail Kupwara died around midnight, officials said on Tuesday.

They said the man Khurshid Ahmad Wani, son of Ghulam Mohammad Wani of Seadpora Sopore, who was lodged in the jail since October 5, 2021, in a case (FIR no 52/2021 under section 363 498 and 109 IPC of police station Kralgund, fell severely ill and was taken to sub District hospital Kupwara where doctors declared him brought dead.

Sources said that Khursheed did not keep well for quite some time and around midnight, his brother who is also lodged in the hospital in connection with the same case, raised an alarm following which health officials of the hospital reached and found him dead.

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