Woman’s body found in Poonch
Srinagar: A 48-year-old woman’s body was recovered from Boniketh Surankote area of Poonch district in Jammu division on Sunday.
Official sources identified the deceased as Hajra Begum, wife of Abdul Hamid, a local.
Police said initial reports suggest that she was trying to cross river near Boniketh from a small bridge and died after falling into the water-body from the bridge.
Locals, however, alleged that the death was “mysterious” and demanded a probe into it.
Deputy SP Surankote, Abdul Khalid confirmed the woman’s death and said that inquest proceedings under 174 CrpC have been initiated.