Woman found dead in Amritsar hotel room

Woman found dead  in Amritsar hotel room

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Tribune News Service
Amritsar, July 19

A married woman, identified as Sumadeep Kaur, was found dead in a hotel room near the bus stand under mysterious circumstances here on Monday. The police are working on different theories to find whether it was a murder or suicide.

Originally belonging to Gumtala area here, the deceased was married in Ferozepur. She took a joint room with three unidentified persons. The hotel authorities informed the police that she was accompanied by three men, when they checked in last evening. Though, the men left the room in the morning, she did not come out. When the hotel staff checked, she was lying on the bed and was dead.

Harpal Singh, Additional Deputy Commissioner of Police, said the matter was being investigated. There was no injury marks on the body and the exact cause of death would be ascertained in the autopsy. The police took the body in their possession and sent it for post-mortem.

From her mobile, the police called her family in Gumtala and informed about her death. The family members expressed their shock and said they did not know about her arrival in the city.

The police said Sumandeep came from Ferozepur on the pretext of meeting her family. However, she checked in the hotel room along with three persons. The CCTV camera footage and details of the identity proofs submitted to the hotel is being analysed to identify the suspects, the ADCP said.

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