Jammu & Kashmir

Prisoner dies after ‘falling from building’ in Kupwara jail, say officials

Srinagar Jail. [FPK File Photo/ Vikar Syed]

Kupwara: A 37-year-old prisoner died after ‘falling from a sub-jail building’ in north Kashmir’s Kupwara district this afternoon, officials said.

Identifying the deceased as Mohammad Yousuf Bhat son of Abdul Aziz Bhat, a resident of Prangroo Mawer Handwara, the officials said that the person was evacuated to SDH Kupwara where the doctors declared him as brought dead on arrival.

The person, they told Global News Service, was an accused in an NDPS case.

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