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By Our Reporter

SHILLONG, June 10: Police have asked the relatives and friends of missing persons to come forward to identify and subsequently claim the human remains which were recently recovered from Oakland Bivar Road.
In a statement here, the human remains, including the skull, have been kept at the NEIGRIHMS morgue following a post-mortem examination.
Following the initial recovery of human skull on May 22 beside a roadside drain opposite the Oriental House Building on Oakland Bivar Road, the Shillong Police had conducted further searches the next day only to find additional skeletal remains along with clothing items inside a drain near the GAD Quarter Gate on Bivar Road.
The remains were promptly transferred to NEIGRIHMS Hospital, Shillong, for autopsy, and a report was received.
“As per the report, the fragmented skeletal apparel of to be of a human male person, age ranging from 30-40 years, height ranging 145-160 cm and time since death two to six weeks,” the statement said.
The remains, including the skull, have been, meanwhile, kept at the NEIGRIHMS morgue for identification and claim.
It may be mentioned that the clothing items that were recovered were one black coat, one black, brown and white checkered shirt, and one light blue checked shirt with fur lining.
The other items that were recovered included a small maroon-coloured mirror, a small comb, and a green lime container with tobacco.
Meanwhile, the relatives and friends of missing persons have been asked to call 03642224818 or 03642222215 for identification and claim of the human remains.

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