Employee Of Social Forestry Department Found Dead Under Mysterious Conditions, Police Launches Probe

MS Nazki

Police on Saturday recovered body of an employee of social forestry department in Surankote area of Poonch district in Jammu and Kashmir.

Report reaching GNS said that some employees spotted the body of their colleague lying inside the permises of social forest department at Bachian Wali Top in Surankote under mysterious conditions and accordingly informed police.

Confirming the incident, DFO Social Forestry Department Poonch Naveed Iqbal identified the deceased as Abdul Hamid son of Sattar Mohammed of Kalai Poonch. He said that Hamid was working as a daily wager in the department and was on duty.

A police officer told GNS that soon after receiving the information, a police team immediately reached the spot and recovered the body.

The body has been taken for all necessary formalities including the postmortem, he said.

“Probe has been initiated under 174 CrPc to accertain the actual cause of death,” he said. (GNS)

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