Sopore: Police on Wednesday recovered a bullet-ridden body of a middle-aged man at Brath village in the outskirts of Sopore town.
The deceased was identified as Ghulam Mohiudiin Sheikh, son of Mohammad Ramzan Sheikh, 50, who was a resident of Edipora Bomai.
SSP Sopore, Harmeet Singh, said that the body was taken to Sopore Sub-District Hospital for post-mortem. Hospital authorities said that a bullet wound was found on its head.
The deceased’s family said that Sheikh worked as a labourer. He is survived by his wife and 5 children.