Boy found dead in kin’s house at Trehgam

Boy found dead in kin’s house at Trehgam
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A teenage boy was found dead at his relatives' residence in Trehgam area of north Kashmir's Kupwara district, police said on Wednesday.

A police official said, "We received a phone call informingthat a boy had died during night at his relatives' residence. A team wasdeputed to the house and the body recovered, which was sent for thepost-mortem."

The deceased was identified as Zaheer Ahmad Khan (18) son ofShukoor Khan of Sulaiman village, Karnah division.

The police official said the boy had visited Kupwara townand stayed at his relatives' house in Trehgam.

"In the morning when he was called many times to wake up bythe relatives, he did not answer as the boy had already died," the policeofficer quoting the relatives said.

Meanwhile, a case has been registered under 174 Cr PC atpolice station Trehgam and investigation taken up.

"After the medico-legal formalities the body was handed overto the family for last rites," he said.

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