JAMMU, Mar 8: The dead body of a young man with sharp cut injuries at his neck and one of the arms was found today from Purkhoo area of city outskirts.
According to a police official, the dead body of a youth identified as Amandeep Singh (24) son of Mahinder Singh, resident of Poonchi Mohalla, Garhi (Purkhoo) was spotted by the villagers near Government Primary School, Garhi, early this morning.
He said that the villagers informed the police, which reached the spot and shifted the body of the deceased to Government Medical College and Hospital, Jammu, where after completing all medico-legal formalities, it was handed over to its legal heirs for last rites.
“The deep cut on the neck of the deceased clearly shows that he was attacked with sharp edged weapon by somebody during the intervening night of March 7 and 8”, the official said, adding that a case under relevant section has been registered at police station Kanachak and investigations started. He further said that no weapon of offence was recovered from the spot.