Bhubaneswar: Tension prevailed at the Kanas Road railway station in Puri district as locals staged a ‘rail roko’, demanding an investigation into death of a local youth, whose mutilated body was found along rail line neat the station early this morning.
The deceased was identified as Dhiren Routray of nearby Jagadalpur village.
While family members have brought allegations of murder, locals stopped the Cuttack-Puri passenger train keeping the body on a platform, demanding investigation and compensation to Dhiren’s family.
Being informed, the GRP rushed to the spot and assured the agitators of a proper probe and compensatiom for the family. Then villagers allowed the train to move.