Police today recovered a body of a labourer hanging from a tree in the Martinpurwa area under VVIP Gautampalli police station. The spot, where the body was recovered, is just a few meters away from the chief minister residence and the state director general of police(DGP) office.
Senior Superintendent of Police (SSP) Rajesh Kumar Pandey told UNI that the identification of the body is yet to be made and prima facie it seems that the deceased is a labourer. Fire brigade was called to bring the body down and was sent for post-mortem. The spot was just opposite the road where body of a 16-yr-old girl was found raped and murdered on February 15. Two rickshaw pullers have been apprehended for the murder in the case.