teenage boy was found hanging from a tree in an orchard in Shoucj area of south Kashmir district of Kulgam on Sunday.
They said panic gripped area when some locals saw a youth hanging from a tree in an orchard. “The locals immediately informed the police,” they said, adding a team was rushed to the area and the body was taken away.
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They said the deceased was later identified as a 17-year-old youth (name withheld) who lived near the orchard where his body was found.
“After completing all the legal and medical formalities, the body of the deceased was handed over to his relatives for last rites,” they said.