Half-burnt body of seer found in Uttar Pradesh

The official said fire may have spread from burning wood which the victim had used to beat the cold.

Published: 24th January 2019 12:08 PM  |   Last Updated: 24th January 2019 12:08 PM   |  A+A-

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By PTI

MUZAFFARNAGAR: A half-burnt body of a seer was found in a room at a cremation site at Baseda village here, police said Thursday.

The deceased has been identified as 36-year-old Balaknath, SHO Subhash Rathore said, adding the body was found on Wednesday.

The official said the victim had burnt wood inside the room to beat the cold.

He may have died in his sleep after the fire spread inside the room, Rathore added.

The body has been sent for postmortem, police said.

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