Ayodhya sadhu found murdered, panic in holy city

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Ayodhya, April 4 (IANS) The body of a sadhu, Mahant Kanhaiya Das of the Hanuman Garhi temple was found at Gaushala of Charanpaduka temple on Sunday.
He had been apparently bludgeoned to death in his sleep by unidentified assailants.
The Mahant was also the head of Gulchaman Baag of Basantia Patti.
Senior police officials rushed to the spot on hearing the news to begin an investigation.
News of the murder of Mahant Kanhaiya Das spread like wildfire in the temple town.
Angry over the killing, several Naga sadhus and their followers assembled at the Charanpaduka temple to lodge their protest against the murder.
Extra police force was deployed to maintain peace and law and order.

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