A 45-year-old veterinary doctor was found dead at Morna town under Bhopa Police Station limits on Saturday, the officials said.
The deceased Satish Kumar was missing since Friday, said SSP Sudhir Kumar. Officials believe Satish had been abducted and murdered by his kidnappers.
The victim's body was found with head injuries and it has been sent for postmortem, they added.
Tension prevailed in the area after news of the doctor's death spread. Angry villagers blocked the Bhipa-Morna Road. Police personnel have been deployed to monitor the situation, they said.