Ghaziabad, Dec 14 (IANS) A Ghaziabad property dealer was found dead in a drain near his house here on Friday morning, police said.
The body of Bagesh Sharma, 38, a resident of Noor Nagar, was found with the throat cut by a sharp edged weapon, a police officer said.
The deceased ran a finance and property dealing office in Krishna Kunj in Nandgram residential locality. His scooter, bathroom slippers and shawl were found near his body.
The victim’s brother, Brahmesh Sharma, told IANS that Bagesh Sharma’s wife informed him at 5 a.m. on Friday that he was missing since Thursday night.
When a search was conducted, his body was found near his house. The crime scene suggested he resisted the attack by the assailants.
Police officer Sanjay Pandey said the family of the victim had lodged a complaint naming his business rival Sonu Chaudhary for the murder.