Kathua, June 30: In a case similar to one in 2015, a dead body of a woman forced into a trunk was recovered after it was found floating in Ravi canal in village Pathwal yesterday.
A villager saw the box floating in the canal, and informed Hiranagar police station, who rushed a team to the spot, fished the box out of the canal and took it into custody.
The box consisted of a dead body of a girl whose age appears to be between 17 to 20 years of age.
Towards the end of the year 2015 as well, a dead body of a woman was recovered from Gurah Baloo falling under Hiranagar Police Station. It was a case of murder as is this one and her body was thrown in the village pond. So far no arrest has been made in the 2015 case either.