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Bhopal: The burnt body of a man tied with chains was found in a government school.

The police said the body was found near the store room in Panchsheel Nagar's Sardar Patel School on Tuesday morning. 

Deputy Inspector General of Police Irshan Wali said: "The body could not be identified yet. It has been sent for postmortem. The body is completely burnt and looks 24 to 48 hours old."

It is suspected that the man was first tied with chains and then set ablaze.

Madhya Pradesh Law Minister P.C. Sharma also reached the spot. "Police are probing the matter," Sharma said.