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Body of a student wrapped in gunny bag found in Jammu


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Jammu: A 12th class student was found murdered in R S Pura sector here, following which seven persons were rounded up for questioning, a senior police officer said today.

Body of 17-year-old Abhay Mahajan, wrapped in a gunny bag, was recovered from a field at Kothi Gala Bana village yesterday, a day after he went missing from his house, Sub-Divisional Police Officer (SDPO), R S Pura, Surinder Choudhary told PTI.

He said the parents of the boy had lodged a complaint with the police yesterday stating that their son was missing since February 17.

Police launched a hunt to trace him after registering a case of kidnapping and recovered his body which bore injury marks inflicted from a sharp-edged weapon, Choudhary said.

He said seven persons were rounded up for questioning in connection with the murder and further investigation was on.