Haflong, June 9: The body of a 20-year-old person who went missing on Saturday afternoon was found hanging from a tree inside a jungle area near Wayungdisa village under Gunjung police patrol post on Wednesday in Assam’s Dima Hasao district.

The deceased was identified as Piranjit Kemprai S/o Romanon Kemprai a resident of Samparidisa village of the district. Late Kemprai is an H.S 2nd-year student and he also drives a transport vehicle.

As per information, on Saturday, as usual, Kemprai returned to his village after a trip from Haflong market. Later on, reaching the village he received a call for a reserved trip at around 2.30 pm and went missing since then. After Kemprai didn’t return home on the evening his family members inquire about his whereabouts but couldn’t trace him.

Three days after on Tuesday the villagers went to search for him, after a rigorous search the villager found his vehicle parked at the village entrance of Wayungdisa on the same late evening.

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Feeling suspicious his relatives went to search in a nearby jungle area and found his body hanging from a tree around 200 meters away from where the vehicle was parked.

The villagers said that it could be a pre-plan murdered as mud could be seen on the back of his body, the foot also could reach the ground.

Meanwhile, the police team have retrieved the body in presence of an executive magistrate and send the body for post mortem at Haflong civil hospital in Dima Hasao District and started to probe the case.

The incident has created a sensation in the area since the incident took place amid lockdown when unnecessary movement has been strictly prohibited.