Puri, Feb 1: A manager of a hotel in Puri was found dead in the room of the hotel at Chakratirtha Road under Sea Beach police limits today.
The deceased has been identified as Basanta Sethy, a resident of Ramachandi area. Police said that Sethy was working as the manager of the hotel for past 15 years.
As per reports, Sethy did not receive phone calls made by his family members last night. The family members today reached the hotel and dod not found other employees present there. They later discovered Sethy’s body lying in a pool of blood in room no-30.
The family members alleged that Sethy was murdered at the hotel. Police have sent the body for post-mortem to ascertain the exact cause of death.
“ We are also interrogating employees of the hotel to ascertain the circumstances in which the body was found in the hotel room,” said a police official.