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RTI activist found dead in his car in Greater Noida

Saturday, 3 May 2014 - 11:27am IST | Agency: PTI

An RTI activist was found dead in a burnt car near Eldeco Crossing here, police said today.

Chandra Mohan Sharma's charred body was found inside his car last night after passersby informed the police that the vehicle caught fire, a police official said. Sharma was an employee at Honda car company and he was returning home last night after duty, one of his relatives said. Sharma's body was charred beyond recognition and his relatives identified the body today, according to police.

Sharma's relatives alleged he was murdered and he was getting threatening calls from the mafia whose deed he had exposed through RTI.

Police said body has been sent for post mortem and investigation is on from all possible angles, including murder.

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