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Handwara man dies in custody; police says deceased ‘hung himself’, orders inquiry

Srinagar : A person arrested in Handwara on Wednesday was later found dead in lockup, a police spokesperson said on Thursday.

The deceased Reyaz Ahmad Thekri son of Salam u din Thekri resident of Nandpora Malikpora Qalamabad Handwara, as per police, was involved in case FIR No.57/2018 U/S 379, 353, 323RPC, 6 Forest Act, and was arrested by Police Station Qalamabad, Handwara on Wednesday.

He, as per the spokesperson, was lodged with other accused persons in the police station but was later found dead in the toilet attached with the lockup.

“The preliminary investigation suggests that the accused hanged himself. Since the death took place while the accused was in police custody, Magisterial Enquiry u/s 176 CrPC besides post-mortem by a team of doctors was conducted. The body was handed over to the legal heirs,” the police spokesperson said.

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