An intelligence officer was found dead under mysterious circumstances in Shivpora area of Srinagar city on Thursday.
Official sources said that DSP of Intelligence Bureau(IB) Vinod Ram Joshi died mysteriously in his residential quarter at Shivpora area.
A police officer while confirming the incident said that the officer was posted in Srinagar and early today morning he was found in an unconscious state.
“Joshi, a resident of Lucknow, was rushed to military hospital where doctors declared him brought dead,” the official said, adding that “further probe is on”.
“The body has been sent to Police Control Room (PCR) Srinagar for postmortem”, the officer said, adding that the cause of death will be ascertained once postmortem report will come.
Initially, a case under 174 CrPc has been registered in this regard, the officer added.