Dr Farooq anguished over mysterious death of Kashmiri youth in Punjab

Excelsior Correspondent
SRINAGAR, Sept 13: National Conference (NC) party president and Member of Parliament from Srinagar Dr Farooq Abdullah has expressed his anguish and shock over the mysterious death of Umar Ahad Dave of Chewdara, Beerwah.
Expressing grief over the incident, Dr Farooq expressed sympathies with the bereaved family members of the deceased, who as per the family has been a student of RIMT University Gobindgarh, Mandi Ludhiana Road. “I received the news with profound shock and grief. It’s heart rendering to learn about the tragic death of a promising third year BSC Radiology student. I share in the grief of the bereaved family members of the victim, particularly his parents, whose loss cannot be put into words. I share their grief and demand a time bound probe into the incident,” he said.
Farooq also took up the matter with the authorities in Punjab and demanded that the exact cause behind the incident be ascertained forthwith.
Meanwhile the Party president and vice president expressed deepest sympathies with Reyaz Ahmed, an employee at Party HeadQuarters Nawa-e-Subha, Srinagar on the accidental death of his 12-year-old child.
The duo, while sharing in grief of the bereaved, particularly Reyaz Ahmed, prayed for strength to them to bear the inconsolable loss. The Party general secretary Ali Muhammad Sagar, provincial president Nasir Aslam Wani, spokesperson Imran Nabi Dar, provincial secretary Showkat Ahmed Mir, media cell and general administrative and managerial staff also expressed unison with the bereaved family, particularly Reyaz Ahmed, on the irreparable loss.