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Body of youth found lying in farmland on Bhubaneswar outskirts, kin cry murder

7/07/2022 at 9:27 AM

Bhubaneswar, July 7: The body of a youth was found lying under mysterious circumstances in a farmland on the outskirts of the capital city Bhubaneswar this morning.

The deceased has been identified as Ashish Ojha (19), a resident of Sisilo village under Balipatna police limits.

As per reports, Ashish had gone to meet some of his friends on Wednesday night and did not return home. Thereafter, his family members launched a frantic search to trace him but in vain.

Later, some locals spotted a body lying in a farmland near Bodhakhandi-Dhanua River under Balipatna police limits and alerted the police who then arrived at the spot and recovered the body.

Subsequently, the victim’s family members were informed and his body was identified before it was sent for post-mortem to a nearby hospital.

Though the exact reason behind the death of the youth is yet to be ascertained, his family members have alleged that he has been murdered brutally.

Police have initiated an investigation into the matter to unearth other details.

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