Nayeem Shah was reportedly transporting bovine animals in his vehicle when a group of cow vigilantes attacked and killed him early on Thursday morning.
Shah's body was recovered by police in Nalthi Pul area.
The Army was called out to assist the civil administration maintain calm in the town. Officials said the curfew will remain in force till further orders.
Police are investigating the civilian's murder and authorities have appealed to people to maintain communal harmony.
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