Bolangir: In a bizarre incident, headless body of a nine-year-old minor boy was found buried under sand at Sundhimunda under Sindhekela police station in Bolangir district today.
He was missing since October 13.
Meanwhile, police rushed to the spot with scientific team and seized the body for post-mortem. The reason of the ghastly crime has not been immediately know, but the crime is suspected to be a case of human sacrifice.
According to police, Ghanasyama Rana went missing on October 13.
Family members lodged a missing complaint with the police after their frantic search for Ghanasshyama failed.
However, his body with head missing was found today and family members identified him. Family members said they have no previous enmity with anybody.
Superstition like black magic and sorcery practice are prevalent in the area which raised apprehension of child sacrifice.