Pakistani Rangers today handed over the body of a teenaged boy to the BSF who drowned in Chenab river.
The body was handed over at a Commandant level flag meet held this evening at Pargwal in Akhnoor sector.
Neeraj Dogra,18, alias son of Sham Lal, resident of Nandowal, Khour, who was a class 12th student, on April 28 committed suicide by jumping in river Chenab from the new bridge Akhnoor. On receiving the request from police, BSF approached Pak Rangers to search for the body, official spokesman here said.
He said that keeping in view the sentiments of the family members of the deceased, BSF made consistent efforts with the Rangers to locate the body.
“On receiving confirmation from the rangers regarding recovery of a body, photo and identification marks of the individual were handed to the rangers,” he said adding that finally, a Commandant level flag meeting was conducted in the Pargwal area this evening in which the body, after proper identification, was handed over by Pak rangers to the family members in the presence of BSF and Police