By: Raja Bilal
Budgam, Sep 13: A body of a 20-year-old youth, a student of 3rd semester of BSC radiology, from Budgam was found hanging from solar plant on terrace of college hostel in Punjab.
Family members of the student, Umer Dev son of Abdul Ahad Dev of Chewdara Beerwah Budgam, said they received information that he was found hanging from solar plant atop terrace of the hostel of the college— RIMT University Ludhiana Road Gobind Gand Mandi Punjab. The last FB post of the student reads “ By by”.
Brother of the youth left for Punjab as soon as he heard the tragic news, the family member told GNS.
Youth’s Abdul Ahad Dev said that the family called Umar at around 8p.m and he was fine. “We had sent him to be educated and get job to lead the life. Instead he has been killed and what else can we say,” he said.
A police officer here said details were being collected in connection the incident.
Meanwhile National Conference Party President and Member of Parliament from Srinagar, Dr. Farooq Abdullah has expressed profound shock and grief over the mysterious death of Dev of Chewdara, Beerwah.
Expressing his anguish over the incident, Dr Farooq expressed sympathies with the bereaved family members of the deceased. “I received the news with profound shock and grief. It’s heart rendering to learn about the tragic death of a promising third year BSC Radiology student. I share in the grief of the bereaved family members of the victim, particularly his parents, whose loss cannot be put into words. I share their grief and demand a time bound probe into the incident,” he said.
The party president also took up the matter with the authorities in Punjab and demanded that the exact cause behind the incident be ascertained forthwith. (GNS)