Shahjahanpur (UP), Mar 29 (PTI) Body of a 42-year-old man, who went missing on Sunday, was found in Jera Rakhimpur here, with officials suspecting that he was attacked by a crocodile. Also Read - Man found cooking chital meat in UP; arrested, released later

Lakhan was missing since Sunday after he had gone to attend nature’s call near a pond adjacent to Ramganga river, District Forest Officer Manoj Khare said. Also Read - J-K: Forest fire takes a toll on Rajouri locals' health

His body was yesterday found with injury marks, he said. Also Read - 4 truckloads of timber seized in Manipur

The villager had fallen prey to a crocodile attack, the DFO said, adding his body has been sent for post-mortem examination.

A forest department team has been sent for tracing the crocodile, he added.

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