SRINAGAR: Body of a 24-year-old youth was found under mysterious circumstances near Sonia Wali Bawali Mendhar on Monday, official said.
Quoting an official news agency GNS reported that the youth, Abdul Jabar son of Mohammad Kushal of Kasblari area of Mendhar, had been at his relative’s residence and his body was found from a field near graveyard. A student by profession, Jabar’s body was shifted by police to government SDH Mendhar for autopsy.
A police officer said that proceedings under 174 CrPC have been initiated and cause of the death would be known through autopsy.
BMO Mendhar Dr P A Khan said that a team of doctors have been constituted for the purpose of postmortem.
Officials said that police will hand over the body to the family for last rites after completion of the formalities. They said Jabar’s both parents have passed away already.