Srinagar: Police have launched an investigation after a man from Banihal was found dead here.
A police spokesman said that a body was retrieved from river Jehlum on Thursday Basant Bagh area here. The deceased was later identified as 30- year old Liyaqat Ahmad Katoch son of Abdul Rehman , a resident of Pogal, Banihal.
“Maisuma police has started investigation under section 174 CrPC to ascertain the cause of the death. After conducting all medico-legal formalities, police handed over the body of deceased to his relatives for last rites,” the spokesman said.