Jammu & Kashmir Police

Police on Saturday issued the following statement regarding the death of Tangdar residents in Srinagar saying that today in the morning, information was received by Police Post Bemina that five persons who were living as tenants at Mansoor Colony, Bemina are lying unconscious in their rented room.

Subsequently, a police team from Police Post Bemina rushed to the spot and shifted all the five persons to JVC hospital for treatment where doctors declared them brought dead, a police spokesman said.

They were identified as Khursheed Ahmad, 45 years old son of Abdul Rashid, his wife Gulshan Jan 45 years old, his two sons Faizan Ahmad 08 years old and Furkan Ahmad 05 years old, and his mother Rashmea Jan 65 years old, all residents of Batpora Tanghdar.

Reportedly, the family had taken a room on rent last week as one of the family member was getting treated at JVC hospital.

“After completion of all medico-legal formalities, the bodies are being shifted to their native village. Police have initiated a probe to ascertain the cause of their death,” a police spokesman in a statement said.