The body of a Shiv Sena leader’s son was found on Sunday from the compound of his house in Gujarat Industrial Development Corporation area in Ankleshwar, police said.
The deceased was 18-year-old Vivek, the son of Satish Patil, vice-president of the Gujarat unit of Shiv Sena.
Vivek had gone missing on Saturday afternoon and the family members had registered a complaint with the Ankleshwar GIDC police station, police inspector RK Dhulia said.
After searching for several hours, the body was found at around 3:30 am from the compound of his house — Madhuvan Apartment, the officer said.
The body has been sent for post mortem. However, as per preliminary investigation, police suspect that Vivek could have been murdered, he said, adding a case of accidental death has been registered.