An unidentified was found murdered in a guest house owned by a Tibetan on Bhagsu Road in McLeodganj on Wednesday. The person in whose name the room was booked has gone absconding. The deceased was stated to be in late 20s while no identity document was found on him.
Police said the victim was apparently stabbed and hit hard on the head with a broken beer bottle. A team of forensic experts have visited the spot and have lifted evidence, they said.
According to the owner of Kunga guest house, Tenzin Dondyo, a Kashmiri person named Ujjair Basheer had booked the room in his guest house on February 26. Basheer was alone while checking in, who is absconding now.
Police was informed on Wednesday morning when the guest house owners got suspicious after they found the room locked from outside till late morning. Police also maintained that there was a CCTV footage in which suspects were seen sitting in the restaurant of the guest house.
Police have registered a case under section 302 and was looking for the suspect. The body has been sent for postmortem.