Missing since April 16, man found dead in Kokarnag village

Dead Body

Kokarnag: A 36-year-old man, who went missing almost a week ago, was found dead inside a trench on Wednesday in Kokarnag area of South Kashmir’s Anantanag district.

An official told the news agency—Kashmir News Observer (KNO) that the body of Gulzar Ahmad Naik son of Ghulam Nabi Naik was found inside a savage trench of Mohammad Yaqoob Bhat in his native village Ahlan, Gadole.

Meanwhile, police said that Hussain was missing since April 16 and inquest proceedings have been initiated to ascertain the cause of his death.

They said that the body was handed over to the family after completion of legal and medical formalities.

Meanwhile, scores of residents including family members and relatives of the deceased held a protest demonstration, demanding culprits be brought to book.

They alleged that he has been murdered and demanded a thorough investigation—(KNO)