Sopore teenager died due to scuffle with classmates: Kashmir Police

SSP Sopore Javid Iqbal told Greater Kashmir that the boy, according to preliminary investigation, died during a scuffle with his classmates.

Altaf Baba
Baramulla, Publish Date: Jul 22 2018 12:01PM | Updated Date: Jul 22 2018 12:01PM
Sopore teenager died due to scuffle with classmates: Kashmir PoliceSopore teenager died due to scuffle with classmates: Kashmir Police

Jammu and Kashmir Police on Sunday said a teenager who was found unconscious and later died at a hospital in Srinagar yesterday was hit by his classmate during a scuffle.

SSP Sopore Javid Iqbal told Greater Kashmir that the boy, according to preliminary investigation, died during a scuffle with his classmates.

“We have so far detained one boy for questioning. He is a class 8th student. Further investigation is on,” he said, adding that the deceased, identified as Zeeshan Banday of Naseem Bagh Sopore, was hit in the head during the scuffle.

“Autopsy has been conducted. The report is awaited,” he said.

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