A 10-year-old boy, who was allegedly kidnapped last month for ransom, was found murdered in Nagina Dehat area, police said here.
The beheaded body of Bheem Singh, who was missing since March 20, was found laying in a field near Trilokwalla village in the area last evening, they said.
Police said that his family members had received a letter for ransom money of Rs seven lakh, four days after he went missing.
Four suspected persons were detained for interrogation on complaint of the family members, they said.
Agitated with the incident the local residents blocked Najibabad-Nagina road yesterday, which was later lifted on the assurance of senior police officers.