Mathura: A 45-year-old police constable was on Wednesday allegedly murdered under mysterious circumstances and his body, with injury marks on head, was recovered from a drain here, police said.
Satish Yadav, who was posted at Kotban outpost on observation duty, went out for a walk this morning. His body was later found in Industrial Area of Kotban, they said.
"He died under mysterious circumstances as he was supposed to be on duty by 6.00 am, however his dead body was found about 1.5 kilometre from police outpost," DIG Laxmi Singh said.
The police reached the spot after locals informed them about a body, which had injuries on the head, laying in the Industrial Area.
"He was hit on his head by some iron object. It is difficult to predict the motive so early", SSP Manjil Saini said.
He was a resident of village Tikari falling under Nagla Sihi police station of Ferozabad district.
A probe has been initiated to ascertain the cause of his death. Meanwhile, the Forensic team has collected the samples, and his body has been sent for post-mortem, police added.