The dead body, suspected to be a case of murder, was recovered from Kalibari in Paltan Bazar in Guwahati on Thursday.
As per reports, the deceased, Narayan Chakraborty’s body was recovered from a railway colony quarter in Kalibari at around 4 p.m.
Chakraborty was entrusted to look after the quarter, while the quarter holder Sanjib Choudhury was out of town for Chhath Puja.
Choudhury is a railway employee and had gone to Dhubri, his hometown, along with his family.
The reason behind Chakraborty’s death is yet to be ascertained.
Chakraborty was the priest of Kalibari Kali Temple.
Chakraborty’s body had injury mark on the head, according to sources. Paltan Bazar police is conducting further investigation to ascertain whether it is a murder or natural death.