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Upaj Mandi functionary?s kin found murdered

BODY OF Ashok Goswami, a relative of Sunita Goswami, vice-president of Krishi Upaj Mandi, Obaidullahganj, was found in a garbage tank in ward No 9 near Navjyoti Durga temple on Thursday. His head was smashed beyond recognition and his wife identified him by his clothes, police said.

india Updated: Feb 02, 2007 16:09 IST

BODY OF Ashok Goswami, a relative of Sunita Goswami, vice-president of Krishi Upaj Mandi, Obaidullahganj, was found in a garbage tank in ward No 9 near Navjyoti Durga temple on Thursday. His head was smashed beyond recognition and his wife identified him by his clothes, police said.

The people of nearby locality noticed the body in the garbage tank and informed the police. Later, SDOP Nimisha Pande and TI R R Bansal reached the spot.

In preliminary inquiry, police suspected it a case of murder because a noose was found around deceased’s neck and his head was crushed. He was 40 and son of Babupuri Goswami. He owned a small hotel near HEG plant, police said.   

Police have registered a murder case under Section 302 of IPC and investigating into it. After the post mortem, the body was handed over to the family members, police said.