BARAMULLA: A 25-year-old youth was found dead in a village orchard in Sopore on Sunday.
Officials said that Mehrajudin Yatoo, a resident of Goshbug Pattan, was found dead in Gund-Brath village in Sopore.
They said that police recovered the body of the youth after it was informed by the locals. Later, the body was sent for a postmortem.
Block medical officer of sub district hospital, Sopore, Dr Masood Ahmad said that the body was in a decomposed state. “We took the samples for further investigation,” he said.
Official sources said that the deceased was a mobile phone mechanic and was missing from past seven days. Sopore police has registered a case and started the investigations.