Dead body found in Lakhipur jungle

Dead body found in Lakhipur jungle

OUR CORRESPONDENT

SILCHAR: A 45-year-old man was found dead under mysterious circumstances in a jungle at Choto Mamda under Lakhipur police station in Cachar district on Friday.

The deceased Jaykumar Singh was a resident of Rajagram, Lakhipur and was an auto-rickshaw driver by profession.

Sources said Jaykumar went out from home with his auto-rickshaw on Thursday morning like other days. He was seen by local residents on Thursday afternoon. However, his mobile phone was found switched off on Thursday evening.

On Friday morning, Lakhipur police came to know about an auto-rickshaw parked near a bridge at Choto Mamda and about a dead body lying in a nearby jungle. A team of cops reached there and recovered the body. After identification (that the body was Jaykumar’s dead body), it was sent to Silchar Medical College and Hospital, sources said.