Awantipora: A mutilated dead body which was found on Monday morning near Charsoo, Awantipora in Pulwama district has turned out to be that of 35-year-old Feroz Ahmad Sheikh, a resident of Achabal in Anantnag.
According to Sheikh’s relatives, he was mentally challenged and had left his home on Saturday.
SHO Awantipora Nazir Ahmad told Kashmir Reader that Sheikh’s family had already lodged a missing report in Police Station Achabal.
The police suspected it to be a ‘hit and run’ case. “The person may have died after being hit by a speeding vehicle near Charsoo,” a police officer said.
The body of the deceased was handed over to his family for last rites.