A bullet- riddled body of a youth, was recovered in Shopian district of south Kashmir on Sunday morning, police said.
Sources said that the body of the teenager, was found by the locals who informed the police.
The police recovered the body soon after information that the youth was lying in pool of blood near the peripheries of an orchard at Nagbal.
Station House Officer (SHO) concerned while confirming the incident identified the deceased as Gowhar Ahmad Dar Son of Abdul Rahim Dar of Urpara, Nagbal.
“He was missing since last evening and perhaps kidnapped by militants. His bullet-riddled body was recovered today morning,” he said.