Srinagar, May 3 -- The boy was identified as Muhammad Rizwan Wani, son of Muhammad Rafi Wani of Batote area of Ramban district.

Quoting an official, news agency KNO reported that the boy had left his home on his bicycle to offer prayers in Jamia Masjid of Adarsh colony and didn't return.

"After sunset when the boy didn't return, his parents started searching for him and reached Jamia Masjid where they found his bicycle outside the boundary wall. They kept enquiring from shopkeepers and Masjid administration and found some traces near the water tank," said a relative of the boy .

As per the Imam of the Masjid, the child's father found his sleepers around Isha (late night) prayers inside the water tank, following which search was intensi...