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Auto driver's body with severed head found

Press Trust of India  |  Varanasi (UP) 

Body of a 23-year-old auto driver with a severed head was found in Cholapur area here, police said.

The deceased has been identified as Amit Prajapati, resident of Pandeypur, Station Officer of Cholapur police station Ramesh Yadav said.

He said villagers yesterday informed the police about the body with its head missing from the site of the incident on Varanasi-Azamgarh road.

The body was lying near a pond with its legs and hands tied, Yadav said.

Efforts are on to locate the missing head, he said adding an FIR has been registered.

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First Published: Wed, November 30 2016. 21:28 IST