Panaji:A Delhi-based man was today found dead in a city hotel while his four companions were missing, police said.
Virender Kumar (60), who had checked into the hotel with four unidentified men, was found dead in his room this morning.
“Kumar died due to suffocation. Medical examination revealed that he was killed (strangled) by using a bedsheet,” Inspector Siddhanth Shirodkar told PTI.
CCTV footage of the hotel showed him entering the room with four others, he said, adding hotel owner had not taken down the names of these four men.
Kumar and the four men had last night returned from a casino, according to the probe.
Panaji Police are looking for the four men in connection with alleged murder.