Biraj Das, a junior engineer of the PWD (Buildings division) was found dead under mysterious circumstances in his vehicle near the Garmur PWD office at Jorhat on Saturday.
Garmur police outpost in-charge Ananta Gogoi said Das was found lying in the back seat of the car by some people at about 6 pm and they informed the police.
Gogoi said Das was an employee of the Public Works Department (PWD) and belonged to Gaurisagar in the Sivasagar district.
He said during the preliminary investigation, no injury marks were evident.
The cause of the junior engineer’s death will be clear only after the post-mortem, the police officer said.
Sources informed that the family members of Das arrived from Gaurisagar.
Details are awaited.