Daltonganj: A man in his mid-fifties was murdered in Nawadih village under Hussainabad Police Station area of the Palamu district.
The deceased has been identified as Binod Pal (55). His body was found two and a half kilometers away from his village.
Post the incident the villagers got agitated and blocked the traffic movement on the Japla-Chattarpur road demanding the arrest of the culprits and a high-level probe.
Family members said that after having dinner last night the man was sleeping in the courtyard and went missing around midnight. The body was spotted early morning by the villagers.
Upon receiving information Hussainabad SDPO Jitendra Kumar reached on the spot and inquired into the incident.