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PoK visitor died in Poonch, buried

Posted on Feb 13, 10:43AM | UNI

Jammu, Feb 12 : A visitor from Pakistan-occupied Kashmir (PoK), who died during his stay here, was buried in Poonch district last night.

Mohd Sadiq, 74, a resident of PoK died at the residence of his relatives in Mandi area of Poonch, police sources here today said.

They said he had come from PoK in a weekly bus via Chakkan-da-Bagh in December 2011 and had been staying since then.

They said he had also moved a petition in a local court here stating that he had crossed over to the PoK in 1965 and was staying there and nobody was there to look after him and be allowed to live with his younger brother Bagh Hussain at Chak Troh in Mandi.

However, he died of an ailment in the house of his brother.

After getting permission from the District Administration, Sadiq was buried at Chak Troh.