Kulgam youth found hanging in a room in Jaipur


Srinagar: Body of a 19-year-old youth from south Kashmir was found hanging from a ceiling of a room in Jaipur.

A police Sub-Inspector, Baneer Singh, who has been tasked to investigate the case, said over phone that police recovered body of Zahid Ahmad Butt from the ceiling at a rented room in Muhana Mandi area of Jaipur.

“The body was hanging from the ceiling and we have taken it to Mahtama Gandhi hospital for postmortem and other legal medico formalities,” Banner Singh said.

Youth’s cousin, Adil Ishaq Butt said that they were informed by police about the incident on Saturday morning.

“My uncle along with some other family members have left for Jaipur by taking a flight at Srinagar airport to get the body”, he said, adding, “The entire family is in a state of shock.”

Zahid Ahmad Butt, son of Abdul Ahad Butt, who was adopted by his uncle, had gone to Jaipur along with a truck loaded with apples some 10 days ago. Zahid, who was putting up with his uncle at Chakoo, Harmain, Shopian was a student of 12 Class.

Zahid was actually a resident of Hanger, Yaripora, Kulgam.


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