JAMMU, Jan 14: A young woman died today under mysterious circumstances in village Sarote falling under the jurisdiction of police station Gharota.
According to a police official, the woman identified as Sushma Devi (24) wife of Ramesh Lal, resident of Sarote was found dead early this morning on her bed when her husband tried to awake her. He said the husband informed other family members and also the police.
He said that a police team reached the spot and shifted the body of the deceased to Sub District Hospital, Akhnoor, where after conducting autopsy, it was handed over to its legal heirs for last rites.
“As some marks were noticed on the deceased’s neck, her parents expressed doubt over her sudden death”, the police official said, adding, in this connection, inquest proceedings under 174 CrPC were initiated at police station Gharota.