RAJOURI — A 28-year-old youth was allegedly murdered at his residence in Chakli village of Rajouri district, officials said on Wednesday.
An official said that the victim, identified as Ankush Sharma, son of Bachan Kumar, a resident of Chakli, was found dead at his home.
He said that the victim was sleeping on the intervening night of Tuesday and Wednesday when, at around 1:00 a.m., a group of three to four assailants entered his house and attacked him using a sharp-edged weapon.
In the attack, officials said, the victim received serious injuries on the neck, face and shoulder and eventually died.
The official said that police have taken up the investigation into the matter.