Punjab: Body of retired PWD worker found in canal

The body of a 74-year-old man was allegedly found floating in a canal here, police said on Monday.

Pathankot: The body of a 74-year-old man was allegedly found floating in a canal here, police said on Monday.

Daya Ram, a retired steno of Public Works Department (PWD) was found dead in Uppar Bari Doab Canal yesterday, they said.

The victim, a resident of Budha Nagar had gone for a walk on Friday but did not return home, police said.

The body was spotted by a villager, they said, adding that it has been sent for postmortem to the civil hospital.

A case has been registered in the matter, police said.

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