Bhubaneswar: The body of an assistant engineer was recovered from a car under mysterious circumstances on the outskirts of Bhubaneswar on Saturday.
The deceased was identified as Manoj Mishra. He was working as an assistant executive engineer of Bhubaneswar Municipal Corporation (BMC).
According to sources, Mishra’s body was found in an Alto car parked at an isolated location in Janla outpost limits in Jatni area on the outskirts of Bhubaneswar.
Meanwhile, the family members of the deceased alleged that Mishra was murdered. “His body bore several injury marks which indicate that he was murdered,” the family members said.
According to family sources, Mishra, who was residing in Patia area in the city, came to Nayapalli on Friday night.
“As Mishra’s body was recovered from Janla area, it is suspected that there was a conspiracy behind his murder,” sources said.
The police have launched a probe into the matter.