Cuttack: Body of a missing constable was recovered from a pond on the premises of sixth battalion in Cuttack on Wednesday morning.
The deceased has been identified as M Krishna Rao, a resident of Parlakhemundi in Gajapati district, was working as a band constable in the battalion.
According to reports, Rao left for home on Tuesday. However, he went missing. His family members searched for him everywhere, but couldn’t locate him.
Some morning walkers spotted a body floating in the pond and informed police. A team of ODRAF officials reached the spot and fished out the body, which was later identified as the body of Rao.
The reason behind the death is yet to be ascertained. The body has been sent to SCB Medical College and Hospital here for autopsy.