Handwara man found dead mysteriously at Punjab's Firozpur Family alleges murder, demand probe; PC chief urges DGP Punjab to ensure justice
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Srinagar, Feb 18: A 35-year-old of man from Handwara was found dead under mysterious circumstances in the Firozpur area of Punjab on Friday while his family here alleged murder.
Mushtaq Ahmad Mir son of Habibullah Mir, was found dead under mysterious circumstances this morning in the Firozpur area of Punjab.
The deceased was selling shawls in Firozpur for the last many years. "Yesterday afternoon he went to receive the payment from his customers but didn't return following which a missing report was filled by his partners," the family members said.
Meanwhile, family members of the deceased alleged that Mushtaq was murdered and demanded justice for the victim’s family.
"He was working in Punjab for the last ten years and was earning his living there and yesterday at 8 PM we found that he was missing while his phone was switched off which made us even more worried, " the family members said.
“We came to know that his body was found in a field this morning. He was killed murdered. We want justice. We request the government to conduct a thorough investigation," Qayoom Ahmad a family member said.
Meanwhile, Peoples Conference chairman, Sajad Lone also demanded justice for the family.
"Mushtaq A Mir of Sirajpora Handwara, Kashmir was found dead in Ferozpore Punjab. The family believes he was murdered, strangulated or hanged to death. Request @DGPPunjabPolice to please ensure that justice prevails. @CMOPb @CHARANJITCHANNI," the PC chief tweeted