Missing student found dead: Hundreds of protesters blocked the Jammu-Patangkot highway in Samba province on Monday after a student from Jammu and Kashmir was found dead in Punjab province, officials said.
Vaishali, 20, from the village of Madkoli in the Sumb block went missing on Saturday while returning from Samba’s Government Degree College. Her body was found under mysterious circumstances in Ludhiyana on Sunday, they said.
According to officials, the family filed a missing person report to the local police station on Saturday evening. Holding her deceased body, many mourners, including college friends, blocked a highway near the village of Samba, demanding an investigation into the exact cause of her death.
The deceased’s family said: “Her disappearance and subsequent death stinks of infidelity…