Police recovered the body of a missing girl near a stream at Kulgam, in south Kashmir and started investigation to ascertain the cause of her death, police said on Wednesday.
Police was informed by some locals that a body of a girl is lying near a stream in D H Pora Kulgam. Police party rushed to the spot and recovered the body of the girl. The body was later identified as Rohi Jan daughter of Bashir Ahmad Palla resident of Sail Kanan, D H Pora. The girl was reported to be missing since March 31, 2014.
Police have started the investigation proceedings under section 174 CrPC to ascertain the cause of the death. The body was sent for post mortem and after the completion of all medico-legal formalities, the body was handed over to her next of kin for last rites.