6 bodies found in two houses in Jammu

Preliminary investigation reveals all belong to Kashmir: Police

Preliminary investigation reveals all belong to Kashmir: Police

Jammu, Aug 17 (KNS): In a shocking incident six bodies were found in two residential houses in Sidhra area of Jammu on Wednesday. 

These bodies were found in two residential houses in Tawi Vihar locality of Sidhra, sources said. Police has taken all the bodies in their possession. All of the deceased were from Kashmir and their families have been informed by police.

The police has set the investigation into motion and would look through all angles.

The deceased have been identified as Sakina Begum widow of late Ghulam Hassan, her daughter Naseema Akhter, Rubina Bano, Zafar Ali, Noor-ul-Habib son of Habibullah and Sajad Ahmad son of Farooq Ahmad Magray.

Meanwhile, police in a statement said that at around 10 pm, a telephonic call was received from a lady namely Shahzada D/O Habbibullah Bhat R/O H.No 900 Bhat House, Barzulla Srinagar, regarding suspicion that her brother namely Noor Ul Habib is not picking up her calls and she has apprehension that he might have committed suicide.

"On this information Police parties of PP Sidhra and PS Nagrota headed by IC PP Sidhra SI Majid Hussain and SHO Nagrota Insptr Vishav Partap rushed to the spot and found that the doors of the said house were bolted from inside," the police said. 

"During the close observation, it was found that a foul smell was emanating from the house and the doors of the house were forcibly broke open in presence of civil witnesses ( locals of Tawi Vihar Colony Sidhra)," the police said, adding that It was found by the Police party that the dead bodies are lying in the said house.

"On this a team of FSL and Photographers of Crime section of PCR were called in for the probe into the Inquest proceedings started there of," it said, adding Prima facie it appears to be a case of poisoning, though it has to be ascertained whether it is a case of forced poisoning or otherwise.

The locals of the area informed that the dead 4 dead bodies are of, Noor ul Habib S/O Habib Ullah, Sakina Begum Wd/O Ghulam Hassan, Sajad Ahmed S/O Farooq Ahmed Magray, Nassema Akhter D/O lt Ghulam Hassan.

They also informed that there is another house which belongs to who is one of the deceased and the police party went there and opened the doors and found that 2 more dead bodies of Rubina Bano D/O Gh Hussain & Zafar Salim S/O Gh Hussain, are lying in that house.

"Similar indepth probe has started at this place also so as to ascertain the cause as well as motive behind the casualties and to find the reasons for the same. Senior Police Officers including SSP Jammu Sh Chandan Kolhi IPS also rushed to the spot and directed for thorough probe into the incident," the police said
"He said dead bodies have been shifted to GMC Jammu for autopsy and shall be handed over to the legal heirs after medico legal formalities. He further informed that a SIT headed by Sh Sanjay Sharma SP Rural, Sh Pardeep Kumar SDPO Nagrota, Insptr Vishav Partap SHO Nagrota and SI Majid Hussain IC PP Sidhra has been formed so as to interrogate the matter. Any further details shall be shared in due course of time," the police added.(KNS)

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