Staff Reporter

NELLORE: A trader and Praja Rajyam leader, U. Ramesh Babu, who was allegedly kidnapped by his business partner a couple of days ago, was found dead.

The body was found in a canal in Venkatagiri on Saturday night.

According to police, Ramesh Babu, a resident of Tekkemitta in the city and Sunil Kumar Reddy were doing flexi boards business and were running a digital studio for the past few years in the city.

Differences cropped up between the partners in the business and Sunil asked the victim to handover the entire business to him. Ramesh Babu was working as Praja Rajyam district co-convenor.