Balasore: Tension erupted near Sunahata hospital in Balasore district after a youth was found hanging from a tree in the hospital premises today.
The deceased youth has been identified as Sheikh Asaruddin.
According to sources, the hospital staff spotted the youth’s body this morning and immediately alerted his family members and the local police about the same.
Following the incident, irate locals staged road blockade on Chandipur DRDO road. Commuters faced a harrowing time as the vehicular traffic on the busy road was disrupted due to the agitation.
Later, the police reached the spot and sent the body to hospital for post-mortem.
While the exact cause behind the youth’s death is yet to be ascertained, family members of the deceased have lodged a complaint with the police alleging murder.