Body of missing Anantnag youth found in nearby village

The body of a youth who had gone missing three weeks back was found in Dialgam village of south Kashmir’s Anantnag district on Tuesday.

Javaid Ahmad Pathan, 42, son of Muhammad Shafi of Heaven Colony Ashajipora Anantnag had gone missing on February 4.

Police said his body was spotted by the locals in the paddy fields of the nearby Dialgam village.

“We took the body and after the medico-legal formalities handed it over to the family,” Police said.

It said that inquest proceedings were on to ascertain the cause of his death.