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Panzigam suicide case: Unaware of reality, minor siblings search for parents

Father in police custody as police investigates ‘murder’ angle

Sajid Raina

(Asian News Hub) – Hadiya and Hazim, two minor siblings, are still unaware about the reality of their mother’s death, who on Sunday allegedly committed suicide after consuming some poisonous substance at her in-laws home in Rampora village of Bandipora district of north Kashmir.

Locals told — KNO, that both the children have no idea about their mother as they not able to comprehend where their mother has gone.

“The gloomy atmosphere at home makes them wonder where their mother is. They keep asking everyone about their mother but no one has the courage to answer them,” locals said.

On Sunday night the sibling’s mother (victim) had committed suicide by consuming some poisonous substance at her in-laws home in Rampora village of Bandipora. She later died at SMHS hospital following which the victim’s kin alleged that she was murdered by her in-laws and was being harassed for dowry.

The victim’s family who are from Panzigam also protested at Bandipora hospital, alleging that their daughter was murdered by her in-laws as she was being continuously harassed by her in-laws for dowry.

They demanded that their “killer” should be severely punished for committing such heinous crime.

Meanwhile, station house officer (SHO) Aragam, Javid Ahmad said that they have arrested the victim’s husband and his father.

The minor siblings, who have been kept at a relative’s place in Rampora, keep asking each other where their mother has suddenly disappeared as they are still unaware about the reality.

“Hadiya with a perplexed face today morning asked her brother Hazim where is Mumma as the people in the house secretly talk to each other about their mother. Hazim too replied in the same manner as both are unaware about the reality,” said one of their relative.

He said that both the siblings do not know what tragedy has befallen on them. “On one side their mother is resting in the grave and on the other side their father is under police custody, who are investigating the murder angle of their mother’s suicide,” he said, wishing not to be named.

Meanwhile, a senior police official said that the investigation into the matter was going on and all the possibilities have been kept open to ascertain the facts as to why she took this extreme step.

He also said that the reason for her taking this extreme step was her husband’s “infidelity” and the enabling role of in-laws is being looked into.

“Anything final can be said only after receiving confirmatory medical and technical reports,” he said. “However, all the possibilities have been kept open at this stage.”

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Body of 50-yr-old man retrieved after 3 days from Jhelum

(Asian News Hub) – Three days after drowning into Kiti Koul in Kani Kadal area of Srinagar, the body of a 50-year-old man has been retrieved from river Jhelum on Monday evening.

Official sources told the news agency—Kashmir News Observer (KNO) that the body of a 50-year-old man was retrieved today by River police from Jehlum in Takanwari area of Noorbagh in Srinagar.

They identified the deceased as Feroz Ahmad Raina, son of Late Abdul Aziz Raina of Zaindar Mohalla, Habba Kadal.

Meanwhile, they said that the body will be handed over to the family after completing the legal formalities.


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Elderly man injured in leopard attack in Anantnag

(Asian News Hub) – An elderly man was injured after a leopard attacked him in Chanderwan Uttersoo area of Shangus of South Kashmir’s Anantnag district on Monday evening.

Reports Reaching GNS said that a leopard attacked Abdul  Rasheed Wani Son of Mohammad Ahsan Wani of Chanderwan Uttersoo village, resulting in injuries to him.

Soon after the incident he was rushed to a nearby hospital wherefrom he was shifted to GMC Anantnag for specialized treatment.

Meanwhile the local residents appealed to the Wildlife Department to capture the wild animals present in the area at an earliest in order to prevent any further attacks.


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Samaniya Bhat: Youngest radio jockey from Baramulla

(Asian News Hub) – A 22-year-old girl from Baramulla is winning hearts of people through her voice and informative programmes as she works as a radio jockey at Radio Chinar at Sopore.

RJ Samaniya Bhat a resident of main town Baramulla who has recently completed her bachelors in Journalism and Mass communication from GDC Baramulla is first female radio jockey of North Kashmir and the youngest radio jockey of Kashmir Valley.

Bhat while talking with news agency—Kashmir News Observer (KNO) said that since her childhood she was interested in journalism, however, by chance she grabbed the opportunity to become a radio Jockey.

“I was always fond of microphones and when I heard that north Kashmir is going to have its first radio station I went for an interview and after 4 or 5 rounds, I was among selected ones and only female,” she said.

“I feel happy to work as Radio Jockey because it is a very creative field and it helps in building your confidence and become outspoken and spontaneous,” Bhat said, adding “she remains in the studio from 12 pm to 3 pm and produces a programme Hallabhol with RJ Samaniya.”

“Our main aim is to involve our youth and entertain people besides talented persons who are being called to the studio who keep their viewpoint before people,” she said.

“Do the things you are good at and follow your dreams with hard work, she said, in her message to students, while adding that parents must allow their children to choose their field and shouldn’t force them to go in any field in which they aren’t interested.


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