Srinagar, Dec 16: A Kashmiri youth was found hanging from the ceiling of his rented room in Jaipur Rajasthan on Saturday, police said.
GNS news agency, quoting Baneer Singh, a police officer sub-inspector tasked with investigating the case, reported that the police recovered body of Zahid Ahmad Bhat from his room in Muhana Mandi area of Jaipur.
“It seems a case of suicide. We have started inquest proceedings under section 174 Cr.Pc,” Singh said.
Adil Ishaq Bhat, a cousin of the deceased 12th class student, said they were informed by the police about the incident on Saturday morning.
“My uncle along with some other family members has left for Jaipur to receive the body”, he said, adding, “The entire family is in a state of shock and as far as I know him he cannot take such a step.”
The report said that Bhat had left for Jaipur ten days ago with a truckload of apples.