The Ludhiana police recovered the dead bodies of a young boy and a woman near Barewal on Thursday morning after labourers spotted them caught in a net under a bridge on the Barewal canal.
The boy has been identified as Inderpal (14),a resident of Sheed Bhagat Singh Nagar. As per his parents the boy was mentally challenged and had been missing since Wednesday.
The body of the woman,who as per the police is around 20-25 years old,is yet to be identified. The woman was wearing a blue coloured salwar suit and a black thread around her right ankle. drowned some four days back.
Post mortem of the bodies have been conducted to verify whether this is a case of suicide or murder.