Body of man recovered under suspicious circumstances in Kulgam


Srinagar: Body of a man was recovered under suspicious circumstance from an oil tanker in south Kashmir district of Kulgam, a police official said here on Wednesday.
He said panic gripped Khudwani when some locals law body of a man inside an oil tanker on by-pass in Kulgam. ”The locals immediately informed the police,” he said, adding a team was rushed to the area and the body was taken away.
”The deceased person has been identified as Pratap Singh son of Onkar Singh resident of Dansal Jajherkotli,” he further said.
He stated that photography and video recording of the crime spot was carried out besides team members from FSL were called on spot for the examination of scene of crime.
”Following the scientific procedures of investigation, circumstantial evidences and samples were lifted from the scene of crime for the purpose of investigation,” he further stated.
He asserted that detailed search in and around the oil tanker was also carried out.
”The body of the victim was taken to hospital for conducting of medico legal formalities and will be handed over to the family members after completion of medico legal formalities,” he further asserted.

He said police has registered a case and initiate investigation into the incident.
”Preliminary investigation reveals that the oil tanker was on way from Srinagar to Jammu. Further investigation in the matter is in progress,” he added.