9-year-old Pulwama boy’s body recovered in Awantipora
AWANTIPORA: The body of a 9-year-old boy, who was missing along with his father and sister for the last three months, was recovered from river Jhelum Friday evening, police said.
Muneeb Mushtaq Digoo had gone missing on April 22, along with his father, Mushtaq Ahmd Digoo, and sister Saira (5). His body was recovered from river Jhelum at Dogripora area of Awantipora.
Police said that Mushtaq, a mentally challenged person, had left home along with his kids and never returned. Police filed a missing in the case after family members informed that they had failed to trace them.
Muneeb’s body was seen floating in the river and was spotted by villagers who immediately informed the police. Police recovered the body and shifted it to sub district hospital Pampore. After leagal formalities, it was handed over to the relatives.