The body of a man was found hanging from a tree in west Delhi's Ranhola area, police said on Thursday.
According to police, the Ranhola Police Station received information about the incident on Wednesday.
"The body of a man, around 40 years of age, was found hanging with a rope on a tree. Both the hands of the victim were tied from behind with a rope," Deputy Commissioner of Police (outer) A Koan said.
The identity of the victim was revealed as Gaurav Bansal, a resident of Patparganj area of east Delhi, the DCP said.
He was reported missing from Anand Vihar.
A case under IPC Section 302 (murder) has been registered and investigation is under progress, police said.
In a missing report filed at the Anand Vihar Police Station by the victim's wife, she had said that Bansal, who runs a grocery shop in Karkardooma area, was missing since Tuesday. She said he had suffered some losses in the business.
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