Bhubaneswar: In a heartrending incident, a body of a missing youth was recovered from Maidalpur jungle in Nawarangpur district early this morning.
The deceased was identified as Rama Bhatra of Nakatiguda village. He was missing for the last three days.
According to reports, some local people saw the body with injury marks in the jungle first and informed police.
On being informed by them, the Papadahandi police have reached the spot and recovered the body.
While the reason behind the incident was yet to be ascertained, it is suspected that he was murdered and then dumped there. Investigations are on, said police.