JAMMU, June 24: The dead body of a man was today found from a mini-canal in Lale-da-Bagh area of city outskirts.
According to a police spokesman, some locals today at about 9 am spotted the dead body of a man lying in a mini-canal in Lale-da-Bagh area falling within the jurisdiction of police station Domana and informed the police.
He said on the information of the locals, a police team reached the spot and shifted the body to hospital, where after conducting post mortem, it was handed over to its legal heirs for last rites.
“The deceased was identified as Chander Bhan (39) son of Prabhu Dyal, resident of Nai Basti (Lower Muthi)”, the spokesman said, adding he was a barber by profession and used to work at Muthi. He said prima facie it appears that the man fell in the mini-canal last night in inebriated condition and died due to remain in the cold water for whole night.