A man who had gone missing on Friday afternoon in Doban onagam village of North Kashmir’s Bandipora district was found dead in upper reaches of Douban area of the district on Saturday.
As per reports, Chachee Chowan son of Rajwali Chowan, a resident of Doban village had gone to the nearby forest yesterday afternoon to collect firewood but didn’t return home.
“His family members and locals started a search and his body was found in the upper reaches of Douban area,” sources told a local news agency.
Meanwhile, an official said that Chachee might have fallen from a tree and died on the spot.
“We have recorded the statement of the locals and family members of the deceased and started an investigation,” the official said.
The body was handed over to his relatives after completing legal formalities.