Amar Ujala scribe found dead in Srinagar

April 11th, 2012 - 2:02 pm ICT by IANS  

Srinagar, April 11 (IANS) A Kashmiri working as a reporter for Hindi daily Amar Ujala was found dead under mysterious circumstances in Srinagar Wednesday, police said.

Ashok Razdan, 45, was found dead at his Indira Nagar residence.

Razdan, a Kashmiri Pandit, lived along with a servant in the rented house in the high security Indira Nagar locality, three kilometres away from city centre Lal Chowk.

Razdan’s family had shifted out of the valley in 1987 to Udhampur district of Jammu region before the outbreak of insurgency in the valley.

Police said a case has been registered and an inquiry was being ordered.

The servant and two others living on rent in the building where Razdan’s body was found are being questioned by police.

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