A highly decomposed body was found near the Dasomajra-Malpur area in the Baddi industrial belt. Police said that body was hit with stones and was beyond recognition. Baddi Police has also recovered blood-soaked stones from the spot which was about 150 feet away from the main road leading to Dasomajra village.

Baddi Police said that the murder appeared to have been committed about three weeks ago and a detailed post-mortem examanation would be conducted at the IGMC, Shimla. Police believing that the deceased appeared to be a migrant labourer as no missing person had been reported from nearby areas and the body could not be identified. Police has registered a case under Section 302 of the IPC and investigating further.

This was the second such case in the Baddi-Barotiwala-Nalagarh area. On February 24, a jeweller was shot at in Baddi by the unidentified youths in broad daylight.