Srinagar, Aug 31: The body of a middle aged man who had gone missing from HMT Khushipora area of Srinagar outskirts was found in a flood channel in Bemina area of Srinagar city on Monday.
40 year old Ghulam Rasool Wani was missing since 24 July last month.
Family members of the slain had staged multiple protest demonstrations seeking his whereabouts.
Wani had gone for jogging around Sharifabad area of HMT in the morning hours of 24 July and since then he was untraceable.
The deceased was the maternal uncle of Kashmir cricketer Manzoor Pandav.
Pandav told news agency KNT that they found a bag of heavy stones attached with the back of Ghulam Rasool Wani. “Prima facie, it seems a murder and we want police to investigate the matter thoroughly,” he said.
The deceased was a driver by profession.
A police official said that a missing report has already registered at police station Parimpora. “Investigation has been taken up,” he added. (KNT)