The owner of a weighbridge was found murdered in his office on Tuesday. Tiruchengode Rural Police said that the victim, Muthusamy (68) owned MG Weighbridge on the Sankagiri Road at Karuvepampatti MGR Nagar in Tiruchengode.

Superintendent of Police P. Kannammal, Tiruchengode Deputy Superintendent of Police (DSP) A. Sujatha and Tiruchengode Rural Police conducted investigations in the place.

Finger print experts and sniffer dog were also brought to the spot to find clues.

The body was taken to the Tiruchengode Government Hospital for post mortem examination.

The victim used to sleep in the office at night and weigh trucks that came there. He had been done to death with a sharp instrument.