22-yr-old Kulgam youth found dead in Punjab

Local police have said the youth ended his life due to depression.
22-yr-old Kulgam youth found dead in Punjab
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Srinagar, Sep 23: A 22-year-old Kulgam youth from D K Marg area of Damhal Hanjipora in south Kashmir's Kulgam was found dead under mysterious circumstances in Moga city of Punjab on Wednesday afternoon.

Local police in Punjab have said the youth hanged himself because of "depression".

According to news agency KNO, the victim, Bilal Ahmad Malik, son of Mohammad Ayoub Malik was working as a Shawl seller in Moga city.


According to the village Sarpanch, the victim's family members have left for Punjab on Thursday to receive the body.
“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,” the Sarpanch said.

SHO Focal Point told 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 investigation had been taken up,” the police officer said.

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