A 22-year-old youth was found dead mysteriously at his home in Mattipora village of Pattan in north Kashmir’s Baramulla district.

Officials told, that a 22-year-old youth Showkat Ahamd Hajam son of Abdul Rehman Hajam, resident of Mattipora village of Pattan was found dead in inside his home under mysterious condition. Family sources said that Showkat was professionally a labour.

A police officer confirmed and said they have registered a case 172 CRPC in police post Mirgund and investigation is going on.

He said that body of deceased person has been taken into custody in presence of police officials for post mortem to determine cause of death, and to complete other legal formalities in the case.

After completing the post mortem and other legal formalities body has been handed over to legal heirs—(KNO)