Police forms SIT to probe
Jammu: Residents were in a state of shock after six bodies were found in mysterious circumstances from two separate houses in Sidhra area here on Jammu’s outskirts on Wednesday.
On being summoned to the area, the police broke into a locked house and found two dead bodies. Four bodies were recovered from an opposite house in the locality.
The deceased were identified as Jaffar Saleem, Rubina Bano, Noor ul Habib, Sakina Begum, Sajad Ahmed and Naseema Akhter.
“As per reports, the bodies were partially decomposed,” a police source said. All six are stated to be the family members.
The police said the cause of the deaths is yet to be ascertained.
Meanwhile, Jammu police framed a Special Investigation Team to probe the cause of deaths after six bodies were recovered from two houses in Sidhra area here in the city outskirts.
There were three females among the six dead. The bodies were found earlier in the day from the houses in Tawi Vihar area, SSP Jammu Chandan Kohli said and added that the bodies have been shifted to GMC Jammu for autopsy.
“An SIT headed by Sanjay Sharma SP Rural, Pardeep Kumar SDPO Nagrota, Inspector Vishav Partap SHO Nagrota and SI Majid Hussain IC PP Sidhra has been formed to investigate the matter,” said the SSP.
“It appears to be a case of poisoning but the exact cause is being probed with the help of investigating agencies,” he said.
The remains will be handed over to the families after legal formalities.The deceased were identified as Noor ul Habib, Sakina Begum, Sajad Ahmed, Naseema Akhter, Rubina Bano and Zafar Salim. (UNI)