Early Times Report
KUPWARA, May 21: Locals on Tuesday found a skeleton of a man missing for nearly two years at forests of Hangnikote in Vilgam, Handwara in north Kashmir's Kupwara district.
Reports said some locals while collecting the Morel Mushroom Spores (Gushhi) in the forests spotted the human skeleton along with an identity card.
As per the card, the identity of the deceased is Mohammad Akram Mir (70) son of Abdul Aziz Mir of Sharkoot Vilgam, they said.
According to locals Akram was a retired employee of Sheep Husbandry Department and had gone missing on July 22, 2017. The family had also lodged a missing report in police station Vilgam on next day after Akram did not return home.
Meanwhile, a police team and Army's 15 RR rushed to the spot soon after the news about the lying of male skeleton spread in the area.