Saqib Ahmad Ahanger, son of Abdul Kalam Ahanger, resident of Glassdaji used to work in a Hotel in Srinagar. The 17 yr old boy was a bread earner for his family and had lot of responsibilities.
Saqib had jumped into river Jhelum on Friday evening. He was living as paying guest in Kawdara area of Nawa Kadal in Srinagar with his brother and cousin brother. The class 11 student had also shot a video before committing suicide and sought forgiveness from his parents for taking this extreme step on 26 June 2021.
Army sympathized with the family of the individual which comprises of his father, mother, one brother and three sisters living in Glassdaji village of Kupwara. The mortal remains are yet to reach the family after postmortem. Later in the evening, DC Imamuddin of Kupwara also visited the family for condolence at 1630 hrs.