A person was beheaded after being shot dead at his residence at Ratu Bazar Tand in Ranchi in the wee hours of today, the police said.
Four men barged into Vinod Rawani's house at around 1 am, shot him dead, chopped off his head and took it away with them.
Rawani's family filed an FIR against three persons.
According to the FIR filed with the Ratu police station, the family members woke up following the commotion but were scared at the sight of guns.
Rawani, who was a vendor of cosmetics, is survived by two wives and the police suspect family feud could be reason behind the incident.
The torso was recovered and sent for post mortem.