Srinagar, May 12, KDC: Body of 16- year-old girl who jumped into river Jehlum near Budshah Kadal last week was recovered in Panzinara area of Kashmir capital Srinagar.
An Official told news Agency Kashmir Dot Com (KDC) that a minor girl (name withheld), a resident of SD Colony Batamaloo jumped into river Jehlum around 4:00 Pm near Budshah Kadal here on May sixth this month was recovered by Sand extractors in Panzinara here.
A Police official told KDC that efforts were on to fish out the body as Navy men, SDRF were deployed in Jehlum to trace out the girl; however the body was fished out in Panzinara area and later handed to local police for legal formalities and was accordingly handed over to family.
A case under relevant sections of law had already been registered by police and has launched further investigations, what prompted the girl to take such an extreme step, he said. (KDC)