Youth’s body recovered from well in Athagarh


Cuttack: Police on Friday recovered the body of a youth from a well near Regadapada village of Athagarh in Cuttack city. The deceased has been identified as a resident of Khuntakata.

The matter came to light after the deceased’s family member lodged a complaint with police this morning.

Taking note of the report, police rushed to the spot and recovered the body from a well. The body was seized and sent to a local hospital for post-mortem.

According to the complaint, the youth had been to Regadapada village to watch an opera during which an argument broke out between the victim and some youths. However, his body was found dumped in the well this morning. Following which, family members lodged a complaint alleging murder.

The deceased’s family members have lodged a complaint against eight persons in this connection. Police have launched a probe into the matter, sources added.

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