An advocate was found hanging from a tree in the Arath area of central Kashmir’s Budgam district on Monday morning.
Reports reaching a local news agency, Kashmir Dot Com (KDC), said that a man was found hanging from a tree following which police was informed by the locals.
A police officer confirmed the incident and said the deceased has been identified as Advocate Tariq Ahmad, son of Abdul Ganie Mir, a resident of Wadwan area of the district.
“Body will be handed over to the family for last rites after medico-legal formalities”, he said.
A case under relevant sections of law is being registered and further investigation has been set into motion, he added. (KDC)