Srinagar, Sep 6: Police on Thursday claimed that a man suspected to have links with Jaish-e-Muhammad militant outfit attempted suicide in their custody in Kokernag area of south Kashmir’s Anantnag district.
A spokesman said that Feroz Ahmad Hajam of Iqbalpora Kherti Larnoo was arrested after remaining under their surveillance in a case FIR number 125/2018.
“During the course of questioning, the suspect went to attend the nature’s call and while in the washroom attempted to take his own life by slitting his own throat,” said the spokesman.
He was given immediate medical attention and shifted to district hospital Anantnag in critical condition.
“He is under treatment in hospital now. Necessary legal action has been initiated,” said the spokesman. (GNS)