Srinagar, Mar 19: District Magistrates Srinagar Shahid Iqbal Tuesday said that they have started the proceedings into the case of custodial death of Awantipora teacher under the magisterial probe and that the inquiry will be conducted by the Additional Commissioner Srinagar.
Talking to a news agency, Iqbal said “We will complete the probe soon and submit the report to the government.”
Earlier, police had said that Rizwan died in police custody after he was picked up by them in connection with a militancy related case.
It is to mention here that a private school teacher died on Tuesday allegedly in the custody of Special Operations Group (SOG) of Jammu and Kashmir police in Srinagar. (KNS)