Five days after going missing, body of a 27-year-old youth was recovered from Nowgam area of Srinagar on Wednesday, officials said.
They said body of Umar Farooq Sheikh son of Farooq Ahmad Sheikh of Sector B, Gulshan Nagar here, was recovered from an area falling near Ahmed Hospital and SSB Camp Nowgam.
A police officer told GNS that Sheikh had gone missing on March 25 and his family had lodged missing report with police station Nowgam on March 28.
The officer said police was verifying reports about youth being a drug addict. “We have taken the body in possession and would be handed over to the family after medico-legal formalities.” (GNS)