LAHORE - Three bodies were found in parts of the city on Friday, police said.

The body of an unidentified man was recovered from the BRB canal in the Hayer police precincts. Some passersby spotted the body near Hayer Village and phoned police. A police investigator said the body bore torture marks. The police were yet to ascertain the identity of the deceased. The police registered a murder case and launched a hunt for the killers.

A 60-year-old man was found dead in his house in Samanabad police area. The corpse was shifted to the morgue for autopsy.

The deceased was identified by police as Jamshaid Akhtar, a resident of Rasool Park. The police were investigating his death.

A 35-year-old man was found dead alongside a footpath in Data Nagar in the limits of Badami Bagh police on Friday. Police said apparently the deceased was drug addict. Rescuers shifted the body to morgue for autopsy. The police were investigating the incident.