Srinagar, Dec 28: A 19-year-old youth from Srinagar died on Monday under mysterious circumstances in a hotel in the world famous health resort of Pahalgam.
Official sources said that a youth, identified as Mubashir Dar, had checked into a hotel along with his friends on Sunday afternoon in Pahalgam, about 100 km from here in south Kashmir. “Dar didn’t wake up this morning following which he was shifted to Government Medical College (GMC), Anantnag,” they said.
However, they said the youth was declared brought dead by the doctors at the hospital. “Police has registered a case and initiated investigation into the incident,” they said, adding the cause of the death will be confirmed only after the postmortem is completed.
They said after completing all the legal and medical formalities, the body of the deceased would be handed over to his relatives for last rites.