NEW DELHI: A man in his late 20s was found burnt to death on a cot on the terrace of a factory at Peeragarhi in West Delhi on Tuesday.

The police received a call around 6-45 a.m. claiming that the charred body of a man was lying in a factory. On reaching the factory, they found the body of Rajesh Kumar, an employee, lying on a cot in a badly burnt state.

Since the entry was friendly, the police suspect that the victim may have opened the door for the assailant. An employee at the playing cards manufacturing unit, Rajesh often used to sleep in the premises.

The Paschim Vihar police have registered a case of murder and are investigating.