A body of a government school teacher was recovered under mysterious conditions from the bank of a river in Balnoie area of Poonch district in Jammu and Kashmir on Thursday.
Reports said that some locals spotted the body lying at the bank of Mendhar river in Balnoie area and immediately informed police about it today morning.
Soon after being informed, a police team led by SHO Mendhar Sajad Ahmad Mir and recovered the body, they said.
SDPO Mendhar Neeraj Padyar also confirmed the incident and identified the deceased as Gulzar Ahmad son of Khan Mohammad of Mankote.
SDPO said that the deceased was a teacher by profession and was posted at Government High School Sagra.
The body has bee taken under mysterious conditions and as such a case under 174 CrPc has been initiated in this regard, SDPO said. (GNS)