Mysteriously disappeared youth found dead near Srinagar

SRINAGAR: People in Khonmoh Industrial area near Srinagar staged a protest demonstration after the body of a missing youth was recovered near a factory.

The deceased was identified as Aqib Ahmed Lone son of Muhammad Ramzan a resident of Lone Mohalla Khonmoh Srinagar.

The family of the deceased youth said that Aqib had gone missing after he offered funeral prayers of a local youth who had succumbed to his injuries a few days back in Srinagar hospital. “He was part of funeral procession and after that we failed to trace him,” said his father, demanding investigation into the matter.

A large number of people staged protest and demanded a thorough probe into the mysterious disappearance and killing of teenager.

Station House Officer, Pantha Chowk Police Station, Muhammad Ayoub said that it is a murder case. “We have registered an FIR and investigation has been taken up,” he said.