HAFIZABAD - The dead body of a young man was found in floating in Jhang Branch Canal near Bhoon village here on Sunday.

According to police source, some villagers spotted the dead body of a 25-year-old young man floating in the canal near Bhoon Kalan village and informed Rescue-1122 which fished out the dead body and shifted it to the DHQ hospital morgue. The dead body bears marks of severe tortured and it is presumed that someone had murdered him and threw the dead body in the canal.

Identity of the deceased could not be confirmed yet while the police have registered a case.