Dhenkanal, Oct 12: A man, who had gone missing for the last five days, was found hanging from a tree in a reserved forest under Tumusinga Police limits in Dhenkanal district on Tuesday.
The deceased has been identified as Haria Behera of Putasahi village under the police limits. Though the exact reason behind his death is yet to be known, the deceased’s family has alleged that he was killed by his friend.
According to sources, Behera went to work with his friend on October 7 but did not return home. Following this, his family filed a written complaint at Tumusinga police station,
On Tuesday, some local residents found Behera hanging from the tree in the morning and immediately informed the family members, who then alerted the local police. Later, the police reached the spot and seized the body for post-mortem.