Mystery shrouds the death of a medical laboratory attendant of Rajindra Government Medical College, whose body was recovered from near the railway crossing near Chotti Baradari on Wednesday.
The deceased has been identified as Surinder Pal, son of Sardara Singh, of Anand Nagar. According to investigating officer Major Gill, Surinder had taken leave from the hospital and was missing since July 26.
A missing complaint was lodged by his wife at the Officer Colony's police station. Gill added that the body was recovered when a foul smell spread in the area. Tempo drivers located the body. "The body seemed to be four or five days' old. The cause behind the death will be ascertained only after the post-mortem," Gill added.