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Cop found dead in Humhama

Srinagar, Dec 26:A police officer was found dead under mysterious circumstances in Humhama area of central Kashmir’s Budgam district on Wednesday.

Sub-Inspector of Jammu and Kashmir Police Abdul Hamid (791265/EXK) son of Ghulam Din was found dead in room number 122 of Mirani Resorts, a hotel at Humhama.

His family said there was no contact with Hamid on phone and they grew anxious and started searching for him. Ultimately, they said, they found him dead in the official accommodation.

The officer, a resident of Trikanjan, Baramulla was posted with Anti Hijacking wing of police at Srinagar International Airport.

Meanwhile, a senior police official said they took cognizance of the incident and started inquest proceedings under 174 CrPc.

“Apparently it seems that the officer has died due to heart attack,” the official added.