Udupi: The body of a 31-year-old man was exhumed from a burial ground in Udupi on Saturday May 13. The action was taken after the Punjab Police in order to ascertain the identity of the deceased person sought a sample for DNA analysis.
Malpe Police had found an unidentified body of a man in December 2020. With no one coming forward to claim the body, it was buried at Beedinagudde and a case of unnatural death was registered.
Now, Punjab police, who were investigating a kidnap case, found that the physical details of a man who had died in Udupi in December 2020, had matched with that of a man whom they had been searching for. The police also found that the youth’s photograph in the police station had matched the photograph in their possession. Hence, after the formalities, the body was exhumed for conducting DNA analysis. The deceased was suspected to be one Tejinder Singh.