Body of octogenarian man retrieved from power canal in north Kashmir

Body of octogenarian man retrieved from power canal in north Kashmir

The body of an 88-year old man was on Sunday found inside adam of Power Project Uri-II at Salamabad in north Kashmir's Baramulla district.

Labourers spotted the body of Abdul Satar Ahanger inside thedam and immediately informed the police about it, local news gathering agencyGNS reported.

SDPO Uri Mehraj Ud Din Raina, according to the report, saidthat the body was retrieved from the dam and was taken to a nearby hospital formedico legal formalities.

He said that a case under section 174 CrPc has beeninitiated and further investigations taken up.

According to the family, Ahanger was missing since June 4.The family had also filed a missing report at the concerned police station.

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