Ganderbal, June 10: The family members of a youth who went missing after being reportedly attacked by a wild bear at Dumail area in Naranag forests of Kangan on May 2 and whose body was retrieved from a stream from Trangail area on Wednesday demanded that his death should be investigated.
GhulamNabi Mir, the father of Javaid Ahmed whose body was found after 37 days after he went missing from Dumail area of Naranag in Kangan said that it was not a bear attack or any accidental death.
He said that he suspected that his son had been murdered.
Mir expressed gratitude to the Police, local volunteers and other departments who searched for his son and urged the Police to investigate his death and punish the guilty.
To mention that Javaid Ahmed along with two other friends had gone for fishing in Dumail area where they were attacked by a wild bear, his surviving friends had said.
While they had escaped from the spot, Javaid had gone missing.
The body of Javaid was retrieved from a stream from a nearby area after 37 days on Wednesday.
After conducting medico-legal formalities, the body was handed over to the family for last rites.
A pall of gloom descended the native Wangath village of Javaid when his body reached there.