Protests broke out in Lal Chowk area of Srinagar after a youth's bruised body was fished out from Jhelum river on Saturday evening.
The body of the teen bore multiple injuries on its face and back.
The unidentified body was fished out from the river near Hanuman Mandir by three youths.
Police used teargas shells to disperse the protesters who were marching with the body.
Later, police took the body in their custody for legal formalities.