Shaheen Bagh man found dead in Kochi hotel
Muhammad Shafi (46) from Shaheen Bagh, Delhi was found hanging at a hotel room on Friday morning, according to onmanorama.com.
Father of a youth hailing from Delhi who was summoned by the NIA for quizzing in connection with the train arson case in Kerala was found hanging, reported deccanherald.com.
He had accompanied his son Muhamed Monis, who was reportedly summoned by the NIA, reported the daily.
“He (Shafik) and his son reached the state to record their statement in the case. The statement recording was complete and they were planning to go back to Delhi. But his son saw him hanging inside the bathroom,” a senior police official told PTI.
On the night of April 2, accused Shahrukh Saifi had set his co-passengers on fire onboard the Alappuzha-Kannur Executive Express train when it reached Korapuzha bridge near Elathur in Kozhikode, reported PTI.
Nine people had suffered burn injuries in the incident while three, including the toddler, were found dead on the tracks. Police suspect that they fell while trying to escape from the fire, reported the news agency.