Missing Man Found Dead In Kupwara

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Srinagar: The body of a missing man was recovered on Saturday in Cherkoot area of north Kashmir’s Kupwara district.

33-year-old Javaid Ahmad Mir’s body was recovered in the forest area of Cherkoot on Saturday, a fortnight after he went missing from his home in Izgund village of Khumriyal on January 15, news agency GNS reported. Four days after his disappearance, the report said, a missing report was filed by his family with the concerned police station on January 19.

Over this time, he neither returned back to his home nor went to any of his relatives. A manhunt was launched but he could not be traced until his body was found near Cherkoot, a forest area, the report said.

Meanwhile, a police officer said that investigations have been started in this regard.

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