Kishtwar, January 30: The body of a leader of Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) who went missing few months back was found floating in Chenab river near Kandini area.
The dead BJP leader has been found to be Jagdeep Parihar, son of late Subash Parihar, a resident of Matta. His missing report was filed on Novermber 2, 2015 and a SIT was also constituted to trace him out.
The body was found by a passer by, who informed the police after he saw the body floating. On the receipt of information, the team from nearest police station rushed to the spot immediately and pressed the divers to fish out the body.
On retrieving the body, the team of police took it to District Hospital and later it was handed over to family members for last rites to be performed today.
Meanwhile, Kishtwar Police has registered the case and an investigation has been started to ascertain the cause of death.