A 24-year-old man was found hanged on Wednesday morning in a forest area of Halmatpora village of district Kupwara, said an official
The youth has been identified as Asif Ahmed Peer son of Abdul Ahad Peer, a resident of Halmatpora area of Kupwara.
However the police station Kupwara has taken the body to district hospital Kupwara for medico-legal formalities.
The body has been sent for Post mortem.
The father of the youth is said to be working as an SPO in JK Police department.
More details awaited.