Rajouri, Aug 27: Jammu and Kashmir police in Rajouri have registered a case of murder in connection with the death of an army porter.
He went missing on Friday and his body was found in forest area on Saturday. The deceased was identified as 32 years old Ashok Kumar son of Babu Ram resident of Bhawani who was serving as a porter in a local army camp.
The man went missing on Friday while coming towards army camp and his missing report was filed in police on Friday . Search to trace him was launched while team of forces and locals saw his body lying in a gorge at Ghai Kote village forests on Saturday evening.
Body of deceased was taken into possession by police with legal formalities at the spot. The investigation was conducted while a team of FSL of police also visited the site and examined the crime scene.
Meanwhile, officials said that medico-legal formalities and post mortem examination of deceased’s body was conducted at Nowshera sub district hospital on Sunday while his last rites and cremation was performed in native village Bhawani.
Police said to have taken up investigation of the case with a FIR under sections of murder has been registered in police station Nowshera and investigation of the case is being conducted under Bhawani police post.
“We have registered a case of murder under relevant sections of law and investigation has been started.” SSP Rajouri Amritpal Singh said.