Awantipora: Police on Tuesday recovered a male dead body in Awantipora in south Kashmir’s Pulwama district.
The body was spotted by the locals in the paddy fields of Charsoo village.
SHO police station Pampore Raja Tasleem told Kashmir Reader that on receiving the information, a police party rushed to the spot and took the body in its possession.
The deceased has been identified as 39-years-old Javaid Ahmad Lone son of late Ali Mohammad, a resident of Charsoo, Awantipora.
Police has started investigation under section 174 CrPC. The body was shifted to the sub-district hospital Pampore for medico-legal formalities, a police spokesman said.
After completion of the legal formalities, the body was handed over relatives for last rites.