Baramulla: A casual laborer of Public Health Engineering (PHE) department was found dead on Saturday under mysterious circumstances in a canal in Tangmarg area of Baramulla.
Abdul Rashid Ahangar, a resident of Nahyan Tangmarg who worked in PHE department, had left for duty on Friday but couldn’t return home. On Saturday morning some locals found him dead in Ferozpora Nala.
Residents said that hundreds of people including family members and other relatives of the deceased took to streets and staged protest against the PHE department.
MLA Tangmarg Mohammad Abas Wani along with district officials reached the spot and assured speedy probe in the case.
Police has registered a case and started its investigation.