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Body of Srinagar woman who died a day before her wedding to be exhumed

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Srinagar : The Srinagar administration Tuesday ordered the exhumation and conduct of post mortem of a Srinagar woman who died a day before her wedding earlier this month.

The would-be-husband of 29 year old Shahnaza Sultan of Sultan Mohallah area of Saidakadal Srinagar outskirts alleged that Shahnaza died without exhibiting any complications and he has strong reason to believe that she was ‘murdered’.

Earlier on the day of her death, a family member of the deceased while talking to The Kashmir Walla had said that she died of heart attack, “She did not even show any pain, it was all of a sudden, we could not even take her to the hospital,” a relative of the woman had told The Kashmir Walla over the phone.

He had said that the family was in a state of mourning.

The deceased was set to get married with one Nasir Hussain Kawa of Kawpora, Trigam village of North Kashmir’s Bandipora district.

The complainant Nasir Hussain has claimed that her would-be wife was healthy and he was in touch with her. He has alleged that Shahnaza has been murdered.

A local news gathering agency Kashmir News Trust quoting unnamed officials reported that taking cognizance of the complaint, Additional District Magistrate Srinagar Dr Syed Haneef Balkhi ordered the exhumation and post mortem of the body, and has further directed the Executive Magistrate 1st Class and SHO Police Station Nageen to supervise the entire proceedings. ( with inputs from KNT).

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