Rajouri tense over teenager’s death
Jammu, Apr 20: The police today suspended the internet services in Jammu and Kashmir’s Rajouri district following the death of a teenage boy under mysterious circumstances.
Chander Prakash, a resident of Keri Khwas village, got into a fight with one Mohammed Latief yesterday which left the duo injured. Prakash became unconscious after reaching home. He died on the way to hospital, the police said.
An SIT headed by SSP Rajouri, Yougal Manhas has been constituted to probe the incident, a police officer said, adding a board of doctors will conduct the postmortem.
Meanwhile, the police is taking steps to prevent any communal flare-up owing to the incident.
“Some people are trying to give a communal colour to the matter which is unacceptable and such people shall be dealt strictly,” the officer said.
“We have suspended the internet services to prevent the spread of rumours in the district,” Deputy Commissioner Shahid Iqbal Choudhary said.