Kantabanji, May 17: The body of a businessman found hanging from a tree in Muhakhand jungle near Ratakhandi village under Turekela police limits in Balangit district, police said today.
The deceased has been identified as Keshab Meher, a resident of Belalpada village.
According to the sources, some locals spotted the body hanging from the tree and alerted the police. On being informed, the police reached the spot and sent the body for postmortem.
However, the family of the deceased alleged that Keshav was killed by some miscreants and then hanged from the tree to make it look like suicide.
Further investigation is underway.