Kupwara Man’s Body Retrieved from River 23 Days After Going Missing in Kupwara


Kupwara, Mar 28: Body of a 67-year-old man was found and retrieved from a river after remaining elusive to his family since March 5, officials said.

They SAID that semi-decomposed body of one Mohammad Shaban Sofi son of Mohammad Shukoor, resident of Arampora Drugmulla was sighted by passersby from a river at Braripora Handwara.

Soon after a police team reached the spot and took the body to DH Handwara for medico-legal formalities.

Confirming the retrieval of the body, a police official SAID  that the person has been missing from his home since March 5. “We have taken the body to DH Handwara for medico-legal formalities to ascertain the nature of the death”, he said.  gns

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