Missing for the past four days, a 25-year-old youth was found dead from a vacant plot on the Bilga Road, Sahnewal, on Monday. The Sahnewal police have registered case of murder.
The deceased has been identified as Sourav, 25, a resident of Doraha. He was an employee at a private company in Sahnewal.
Surinderpal Singh, father of the deceased, said his son had gone on missing since February 6.
He added that on Monday evening, police informed him about a body that was recovered from a vacant plot.
Inspector Jagroop Singh, who is investigating the matter, said no wound was found on the body.
Meanwhile, the family members also suspect that someone might have given poisonous substance to him.
A case has been registered against unidentified person at the Sahnewal police station under sections 302 (murder) and 201 (distorting dead body) of the Indian Penal Code.