A security officer of the Agricultural Produce Market Committee (APMC) was found dead here in the early hours of Wednesday, police said.
A senior police officer told IANS that deceased Sumer Singh, who was a security officer with the Azadpur APMC in north-west Delhi, was found dead near the APMC building at around 5.30 a.m on Wednesday.
The officer said the body was taken to Babu Jagjivan Ram Memorial Hospital for autopsy, adding that several wounds were found on the body of the victim.
Another police officer privy to the case told IANS that the death was caused due to bullet injuries.
Deputy Commissioner of Police Milind Mahadeo Dumbere, however, did not confirm whether Singh actually died due to bullet injuries, saying they were waiting for the autopsy report to establish the cause of death.