The body of a 22-year-old executive, who went missing from his home on Thursday, was recovered from Kondli Canal in Ghazipur here on Saturday morning.

According to police, the victim, identified as Deepak, worked for a private firm. An officer investigating the case said: “Deepak’s family had filed a complaint around 11 a.m. on Friday that their son had gone missing after he went to meet his friends on May 1. The family had also alleged that his friends may have been responsible for his disappearance but there was no concrete evidence behind their claim.” The officer added, “We questioned his friends and they said that they saw him at the canal before they dispersed.”

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