Tribune News Service
Tarn Taran, December 5
The half-burnt body of a 27-year-old man was found on the Harike–Patti road in Tarn Taran district on Thursday morning.
The deceased has been identified as Anoop Singh. Police also recovered his car from the spot.
Police officials claimed Singh was killed with a sharp-edged weapon and then set on fire.
The incident took place at Booh Vanjnah village, a kilometer away from the Harike Police Station.
Jagjit Singh Walia, SP (Investigation) said, “The body has marks of a sharp-edged weapon and is badly burnt. We are investigating the matter. More facts would be revealed after the post-mortem report.”
Police officials claimed that Singh was a trader and used to deal in cold drink products.
The family members of the deceased said that he was engaged and his marriage was scheduled for February next year. A pan card and some other documents have been recovered from the car. The deceased is survived by two brothers and a sister.
Police officials said that the body has been sent to Patti civil hospital for post-mortem.
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