Baramulla: A 30-year-old man, identified as Bilal Ahmad Badroo of Qazihamam Baramulla, was found dead at his home on Saturday. Police says he was murdered.
Badroo’s body bore violence marks, police said. A statement issued by police here said that government forces had asked people to come out of their houses during a cordon and search operation, when Tariq Ahmad Badru, the deceased’s brother, was asked “to inform his brother who was sleeping in his bedroom with his family but found him dead.”
“Prima facie it appeared to be a case of murder and it has surfaced that he had been strangled to death during sleep,” the police statement said.
A case (FIR No 200 /2017 under sections of 302 RPC) has been registered and investigation is underway, police said. “Few people are being questioned about the circumstances of the murder. Post-mortem of the dead-body was conducted by a team of doctors in District Hospital Baramulla,” the statement added.