Missing man found dead

A 36-year-old man, who went missing on April 7, was found dead under mysterious circumstances in Beri Pattan area of Sunderbani on Friday.

The deceased has been identified as Sanjay Kumar, son of Romesh Chander and a resident of Bagnoti, Nowshera, a police officer said.

He added that the deceased’s family had lodged a missing report after they could find the man’s whereabouts.

On Thursday evening, the officer said, the Sanjay’s body was found lying near the banks of Beri Pattan river in Sunderbani. The body was shifted to a local hospital, where medico-legal formalities were completed, he said.

“The man has died under mysterious circumstances and an investigation has been launched to ascertain the cause,” the officer said.