Missing man found dead

A man who had gone missing from a forest area in Chunga-Charoon village was found dead in the village on Tuesday.

A police officer said, “48-year-old Mohammad Farooq, son of Allah Ditta and a resident of Chunga-Charoon left his home to collect fire wood from a nearby forest area on Monday morning, but did not return.”

Later in the evening, the officer said, his family members and relatives launched a search operation to trace the man’s whereabouts, during which they found him lying dead.

A police team conducted legal formalities, after which the body was handed over to the family for last rites.