The autopsy report indicates that the victim, S C Khatua, was hit on the head with some sharp tool, the police said, adding that a case of murder has been registered.
Khatua, who worked as a Junior Works Manager (JWM) of the defence unit at the GCF, had gone missing from January 17. His body was found on Tuesday in the bushes near the factory.
"Khatua's autopsy report has revealed that he suffered skull injuries. It indicates that he was hit on the head with some sharp-edged tool. Based on the findings of the report, a case of murder has been registered," Sanjay Singh, in-charge of Ghamapur police station, said.
The mobile phone of the deceased officer was found in the dickie of his two-wheeler, he said.
"The two-wheeler was parked some distance away from the spot, where the body was found," Singh said.
"We are in the process of collecting Khatua's call detail records (CDR) from the mobile service operator. Police are probing the case from all angles," the officer said.
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