The body of a farmer with injury marks was found in Bhuvapur village here, the police said today.
According to Circle Officer Mohd. Rizwan, Brijesh Pal (32) left home yesterday to work on his farm but did not return.
Locals later found him in a field with deep wounds, possibly inflicted by sharp-edged weapons. He was rushed to a hospital, where he was declared "brought dead", the police said.
An FIR was lodged against unknown assailants and a probe into the incident is underway, they said.