Police, magisterial probe launched in Pulwama youth’s custodial death

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Srinagar: Police has launched an investigation to ascertain the cause and circumstances of death of a youth in its custody in Srinagar.

Police spokesman said one “suspect” Rizwan Pandit, a resident of Awantipora in Pulwama was in police custody in connection a militancy case investigation.

“The said person died in police custody,” he said.

While following the procedure laid down in section 176 of crpc a magisterial enquiry is underway, Police spokesman said.

“Separately police investigation has also been initiated in the jurisdictional area of incident.”

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