New Delhi: A 40-year-old security guard was found dead while cash worth Rs eight lakh was missing from a factory in North-East Delhi, police said Friday.
The incident took place in the same Gokalpuri area where a 60-year-old security guard was found dead on Thursday. Police suspect the hand of the same gang in both the incidents.
According to the police, Mukti Paswan, a resident of Bihar, was found dead on Friday morning in a cosmetic factory where he worked as a security guard for several years.
"The incident took place on the third floor of the factory where he was sleeping. The assailants hit him with a brick and then strangled him to death with a rope which was found tied around his neck.
Around Rs 8 lakh in cash was also found missing from the room," said a police official.
The cash belonged to the company. Paswan`s body was discovered in the morning by one Nitin. The assailants could be known to the victim, police said.