Ganjam: Mutilated body of a BJP worker, identified as Sadananda Behera, was recovered at Agajhola village in Bhanjanagar of Ganjam district on Wednesday.
According to sources, some locals spotted the body in a pool of blood and alerted the police this morning. Later, police reached the spot and launched a probe into the matter.
As per latest reports, the body has been seized and sent to Bhanjanagar hospital for post-mortem.
While a detailed investigation into the matter is underway, it is suspected that Pradhan was hacked to death by some miscreants.
Meanwhile, tension prevailed in the village following the death of the BJP worker. Police forces have been deployed in the village to thwart any untoward situation, sources added.