Youth’s body found dumped near temple; probe on
Cuttack: A youth’s body was found dumped near Baseli temple located near Mundali under Barang police limits in Cuttack district on Wednesday.
The matter came to light after the locals spotted the dead body with injury marks lying near the temple, and informed the same to the police.
Reportedly, the police, along with a scientific team, have reached the spot and launched a probe into the matter. The body has been seized and sent to a local hospital for post-mortem.
Prima facie, investigation revealed that the youth was intentionally run over by a vehicle before being dumped near the temple.
While it is yet to ascertain the actual cause behind the youth’s death, further probe into the matter is underway, the police said and added that efforts are on to ascertain the identity of the youth.