Youth found dead

NAHARLAGUN, Dec 17: Body of a youth was found on the roadside near Api Colony of Nirjuli at around 5 AM on Sunday.
The police identified the victim as Tarh Katung (28), a resident of Mowa village in Kheel area of Toru Circle under Papum Pare district.
Naharlagun SDPO Make Bui informed that no injury marks were found on the body in the preliminary findings, but the police suspect it to be a case of strangulation.
The post mortem was held at Tomo Riba Institute of Health and Medical Sciemces and the body has reportedly been handed over to the family members.
A case has been registered at Nirjuli Police Station and investigation is on, Bui added.
Meanwhile, the Tarh Welfare Society (TWS) has claimed that the victim was brutally murdered by some unknown goons on Saturday night at Nirjuli near Tata dealer.
Sources revealed that the victim was with his friends on the fateful night.
The society condemned the alleged gruesome murder and lodged an FIR at Nirjuli Police Station on Sunday. It urged the police officials to nab the culprits at the earliest.