A 55-year-old seer was found dead inside a temple here on Tuesday morning, police said.
The body of Sudhakar Das alias Lal Baba was found on a bench on the premises of Chamar Devi temple in Jaint police station area, Station House Officer Arun Panwar said.
The seer, a native of Madhya Pradesh, who lived in Burjwaale Mata temple and had gone to Chamar Devi temple on Monday evening to perform prayers, he said.
According to villagers, there was a dispute over the land on which the temple, where he lived, was built and he was getting threats.
The body has been sent for post-mortem and further investigation is underway, he said.