MOHMAND AGENCY : Beheaded body of a kidnapped army recruit was recovered from Darwazgai area of Ekkaghund tehsil in Mohmand Agency here on early Monday morning, officials said.

Militants had kidnapped a soldier Hayat Khan from Punjab Regiment Centre Mardan in Shanow Ghundi area of tehsil Ekkaghund on Sunday night.

Hayat Khan was on leave.

After the incident, security forces conducted a search operation in the adjoining areas but no arrest was made.

On Monday morning, his body was found in Darwazgai area of Ekkaghund. The body was shifted to Shabqadar Hospital and handed over to his relatives later.

Three days ago in the same area, militants had kidnapped a Sobedar of Khassadr Force and another security man and later bodies of the both officials were found in the area.

Meanwhile, a woman committed suicide in Pandilai tehsil of the Mohmand tribal region here on early Monday morning, officials said.

Local’s residents said that wife of Sajjad Khan from Wali Dad Jangi Tabar in Pandilai tehsil shot herself with pistol. As a result, she received injuries. She was shifted to a local hospital but she succumbed to her injuries. The motive behind the incident was a domestic problem. She has two children with ages two and three years.