Jamshedpur : In a shocking incident a 30-year-old betel shop owner was found lying murdered in a lane behind Akashdeep Plaza, a marketing complex, at Golmuri under Sidhgora police station area this morning.
The murder victim was identified as Bunty Kumar Agrawal. Agrawal was a resident of Kashidih and used to run a betel shop near Murari Hotel in Sitaramdera. He was missing from his house since yesterday morning and his body was found lying behind the Akashdeep Plaza.
The police recovered the body and sent it to the mortuary of MGM Medical College in Dimna after registering a murder case with the Sidhgora police station against unknown assailants. Officer-in-charge, Sidhgora police station, Raju Thakur said this to be a case of murder.
“We are investigating the incident. This is a murder case and the victim was murdered when he was drunk.
From the preliminary investigation it appears that Bunty was murdered after a brawl in a drunk condition,” said Thakur.
The murder victim’s elder brother Bhola Agrawal, who runs a grocery shop at Sakchi said that his brother was missing from the house as well as the shop since last morning.