IMPHAL, June 30: Passers-by today found the dead body of a male along the road between Khuman Lampak sports complex and the RAU ground, who informed the police.
The dead body has been identified as that of Laishram Deben (46), son of Late Thoiba of Mantripukri Lamlongei, an auto driver by profession.
A reliable source has said that the dead body was found by passers-by with an injury on the left side of his head and holding an iron rod. A hammer was also found near the dead body.
Police have speculated that the deceased might have been involved in a fight or was trying to defend himself when he was killed. The dead body has been deposited at the RIMS mortuary. A case has been registered by the police.