JAMMU, Feb 19: A 12th class student was found murdered in RS Pura sector here, following which seven persons were rounded up for questioning.
According to Sub Divisional Police Officer (SDPO) RS Pura, body of 17-year-old Abhay Mahajan, son of Anil Mahajan, a resident of Ward Number 1, RS Pura wrapped in a gunny bag, was recovered from a field at Kotligala Bana village late last night, a day after he went missing from his house.
He said the parents of the boy had lodged a complaint with the RS Police Station yesterday evening stating that their son was missing since February 17.
Police launched a hunt to trace him after registering a case of kidnapping and recovered his body which bore injury marks inflicted from a sharp-edged weapon, Choudhary said.
He said seven persons were rounded up for questioning in connection with the murder and further investigation was on.
A case under FIR Number 22/18 under Section 363 and 302 RPC stands registered at RS Pura Police Station and further investigation into the case is going on.