Boudh, Feb 19: The body of a youth was found near Mehuruni canal in Gudabhelipada village under the Manamunda police station in the district today.
The youth has been identified as Chinmay Mahakud of Badikata village.
On being informed, the police reached to the spot and seized his body for post-mortem. The police also seized a motorcycle from the spot.
Though the exact cause behind the youth’s death is yet to be ascertained, the family members are alleging that he has been murdered.
The Manamunda police station IIC said that the exact reason behind the youth’s death would be known after the postmortem report comes.