PDP leader Mohammad Shafi Dar's brother found dead at Srinagar hotel; probe underway

Mohammad Shafi Dar is the Handwara zone president of the ruling PDP.

Srinagar: The brother of Jammu and Kashmir Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) leader Mohammad Shafi Dar was on Thursday found dead at a hotel in Srinagar.

An investigation is underway.

The deceased has been identified as 36-year-old Reyaz Ahmad Dar.

Mohammad Shafi Dar is the Handwara zone president of the ruling PDP, an official said.

The body was recovered under suspicious conditions from a hotel room in Dalgate area of the city, the official said, adding that there was no visible mark on it.

Police said the deceased was living with his brother.

A case has been registered and a probe is underway, police said.

(With Agency inputs)