Jamshedpur�, Jan. 5: A 42-year-old man was found lying floating in a waterbody at Bawangora under Parsudih police station area this morning.
The body was later identified of Raj Kishore Singh, a resident of Shankarpur at Barigora in Parsudih.
The victim’s face was spoiled as the assailant had hit with a boulder.
As the news spread, a police party reached the spot and seized it before sending it to the MGM Medical College mortuary for post-mortem.
OC, Parsudih thana, Ajay Kumar said this to be a case of murder.
“As per information, the assailants must have committed the murder somewhere else, and dropped the body in the pond by taking advantage of darkness in the night,” said Kumar.
The OC said the murder victim was a resident of Barigora in Parsudih.
“It is too early to comment. Though family members of the murder victim have not turned up yet, but we gather from the bereaved family members that he had come out of his house from Saturday evening and had not returned home since then,” said the OC.
The police officer pointed out no clue to the assailant could be known and it will be known only after the family members give a statement before them.