The body of a Shiv Sena leader’s son was found in the wee hours today from the compound of his house in Gujarat Industrial Development Corporation area in Ankleshwar, police said.
The deceased was 18-year-old Vivek, the son of Satish Patil, Vice President of Gujarat unit of the Shiv Sena.
Vivek had gone missing since yesterday afternoon and the family members had registered a complaint with the Ankleshwar GIDC police station, police inspector R K Dhulia said.
After searching for several hours, the body was found at around 3.30 AM from the compound of his house – Madhuvan Apartment, the officer said.
The body has been sent for post mortem. However, as per preliminary investigation, police suspect that Vivek could have been murdered, he said, adding a case of accidental death has been registered.