JAMMU, Sept 20: The dead body of an unidentified old man was recovered today from a canal in Belicharana area of city outskirts.
According to a police spokesperson, the dead body of an unknown person was spotted this morning by some locals in a canal in Belicharana area of city outskirts. On getting information from locals, a police team from police post Belicharana headed by SI Ranjeet Singh Rao reached the spot and shifted the body to mortuary room of Government Medical College and Hospital, Jammu, for identification.
Later the body was identified as Bushan Lal Raina (69) son of Kashi Lal, a resident of Durga Nagar near Bantalab. A missing report of the deceased person dated September 16, 2015 stands registered at police post Canal Road. The police suspected that the man died of drowning.
After conducting postmortem, the body of the deceased was handed over to his legal heirs for last rites. A case under relevant Section has been registered at concerned police station and investigations started.