Jammu and Kashmir Police, Wednesday, constituted a special investigation team (SIT) , to probe the death of a woman in north Kashmir’s Bandipora who died of severe burns under mysterious circumstances on October 7.
The family and co-workers of the deceased woman, who worked as a nurse in the district health department, have accused her in-laws of killing her.
They alleged that she was “burned alive” by her in-laws.
A senior police official said that a SIT has been formed to probe the alleged murder.
He said the team is being headed by a DySP rank officer and two other police officials, adding that further details would be shared investigation is shared.
Rehana Gulzar, 31, a mother of three kids, died on October 7 at a Srinagar hospital, day after she sustained grievous burn injuries at her in-laws home in Ahamsharief village of Bandipora district.
She was working as FMPHW in Bandipora health department.
Rehana’s family and co-workers alleged that she was “burnt alive” by her in-laws at their home, however, the in-laws claimed that she committed suicide.