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Body of man found lying in farmland in Keonjhar

3/01/2022 at 5:42 PM

Keonjhar, Jan 3: Mystery shrouded over the death of a man after his injured body was found lying in a farmland in Banspal locality of Keonjhar district on Monday morning.

The deceased has been identified as Tikayat Dehury, a local resident of Amuni village under Sadar police limits in Banspal tehsil.

According to reports, Dehury went to attend nature’s call at around 3 am last night and did not return home.

Later some locals spotted his body lying in nearby farmland on Monday morning and informed the police.

Sadar police arrived at the spot and recovered the body. Subsequently, it was sent for post-mortem to a nearby hospital.

However, it is suspected that someone might have murdered Dehury and later dumped his body in the farmland as several injuries were spotted on his body.

Further investigation into the matter is underway to ascertain the exact reason behind the death of the victim, said a police official.

Tension has prevailed in the area following the recovery of the body.

Dehury was survived by his wife and two kids.

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