A man was burnt alive in Bihar's Muzaffarpur town on Saturday morning by some unidentified people, police said.
Prabhu Mahato was burnt to death at Ram Dayalu locality in Muzaffarpur town, about 70 km from in Patna.
Tension prevailed in the locality after the incident. Police were deployed in the area by the district administration to ensure law and order.
Officials said that it was too early to comment on what provoked the attack on Mahato.