PULWAMA — A 50-year-old man was found hanging in Laribal village of Kakapora belt of south Kashmir’s Pulwama district on Saturday afternoon.
He was identified as Abdul Gani Dar of Laribal Pulwama. The deceased left behind three sons and one daughter, locals said.
An official said that a man was found hanging from a tree near his residence in Laribal.
“It seems that he has committed suicide but we have started investigation into the case,” the official said.
He said that a police team has taken the body into their custody and after all legal formalities, the body will be handed over to his family.
Pertinently, on April 2 this year, an encounter took place in Kakapora at his house which he had purchased recently after which his son Nawaz Ahmad was also arrested and booked under Public Safety Act (PSA).