A police officer was found dead under mysterious circumstances in Humhama area of central Kashmir's Budgam district on Wednesday.
Sub-Inspector Abdul Hamid (791265/EXK) son of Ghulam Din was found dead in room number 122 of Mirani Resorts, a hotel at Humhama, reported news agency GNS.
His family told the news agency there was no contact with Hamid on phone and they grew anxious and started searching for him. Ultimately they said, they found him dead at the official accommodation.
The officer, a resident of Trikanjan, Baramulla was posted with Anti Hijacking wing of police at Srinagar International Airport.
Meanwhile, a senior police official told GNS that they have taken cognizance of the incident and have started inquest proceedings under 174 CrPc.
"Apparently it seems that the officer has died due to heart attack," he added.