Police on Thursday recovered body of 21 year old youth from Hajin area of north Kashmir’s Bandipora district.
Official sources told a news agency that some locals informed concerned police station about the body lying in an orchard at Bun Mohalla area of Hajin.
Soon after informing, a police team reached the spot and recovered the body.
The deceased has been identified as Hilal Ahmad Parray son of Abdul Rashid Parray.
A police officer told news agency that the body has been taken to hospital for all legal medico formalities including the post mortem.
Preliminary investigations suggest that the death of the Parray, who was a painter by profession caused to due to strangulation, the officer said.
A case under Section 174 CrPc has been registered and further investigation taken up, the officer added. (GNS)