Nayagarh: The youth who was kidnapped on June 15 from Kalyanpur village in Nayagarh district was found dead near Jankia Ugratara in Khurda on Friday.
The identity of the deceased was not known immediately.
According to sources, the youth was abducted from Kalyanpur village on June 15. Following this, his family members had lodged a complaint with local police in this regard. However, the youth was found dead near Jankia Ugratara this morning.
On being informed about the incident, police reached the spot and launched a probe into the matter. The body was seized and sent to a local hospital for post-mortem. Reportedly, police have arrested a person on suspicion of abduction and murder of the youth.
While the exact cause behind the death of the youth is yet to be ascertained, a political rivalry is suspected behind the murder, sources added.