Tension in Jammu town after boy found dead

Tension prevailed in Basohli town of Jammu and Kashmir’s Kathua district after the body of a 14-year old boy was found in a school.

The boy, identified as Karan Kumar, was found dead in the local higher secondary school at 10.30 p.m. on Monday, a senior police officer told IANS here, adding that he was a Class 8 student there.

“Family members of the boy blocked Bani-Basohli road on Tuesday morning,” he said.

“An FIR has been lodged and investigations have started,” the officer added.

Reports said the boy belonged to a Dalit family.—IANS