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Death of lady a day before marriage: Body exhumed, CT scan, X-ray, autopsy done

Srinagar, Nov 18, KNT: Authorities Wednesday exhumed the body of a Srinagar lady who died this month a day before her wedding.

The would-be-husband of 29 year old Shahnaza Sultan of Sultan Mohallah area of Saidakadal Srinagar outskirts had alleged that Shahnaza died without exhibiting any complications and he has strong reason to believe that she was ‘murdered’.

Official sources told news agency KNT that the exhumation was carried out in the presence of Executive Magistrate 1st Class and Station House Office Police Station Nageen.

The body was taken to Government Medical College, where doctors conducted a CT scan and an X-ray, and an autopsy was done.

“The Pathologists took samples that were sent to Forensic Science Laboratory.”

The deceased lady was set to get married with one Nasir Hussain Kawa of Kawpora, Trigam village of North Kashmir’s Bandipora district.

The complainant Nasir Hussain has claimed that her would-be wife was healthy and he was in touch with her. He has alleged that Shahnaza has been murdered.

Earlier, taking cognizance of the complaint, Additional District Magistrate Srinagar Dr Syed Haneef Balkhi had ordered the exhumation and post mortem of the body. (KNT)

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