SARGODHA - A teenage 10th class student of Government Boys School Gillwala in the remit of Urban Area Police was strangled to death after sodomy by his friend.

Deceased 15-year-old Ehtisham had gone missing a day ago and could not be located despite hectic search by the family. On Thursday, the police recovered a dead body, later identified as Ehtisham, from near village 53-North. The police later picked up his friend Sikander on suspicion who during interrogation confessed to the crime. The police registered a case against the accused and launched further investigation. The police handed over the dead body to the heirs after completing medico-legal process at District Headquarters Hospital Sargodha.