Body of Odisha youth found under bridge; accident suspected

Reported by Malay Ray
Sundargarh, Apr 12:

Police in Odisha’s district headquarters town of Sundargarh Sunday morning recovered the body of a 23-year-old youth from under the bridge over a nullah at Bhawanipur within Town police limits.

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The deceased, identified as Gurucharan Majhi, was a resident of Mahipani area. Police have seized Majhi’s scooter which was lying beside him under the bridge.

During investigations, police came to know from Majhi’s friends that he was going to Bhawanipur from Kushapada on his scooter in an inebriated state at around 10 PM on Saturday. They suspect that he might have lost control of the scooter an skidded from the bridge. The death could have taken place due to severe  injuries he had received on his head, police sources said.

“We have registered a case of unnatural death. After conduct of post-mortem, we have handed over the body to his family members,” said PK Jena, IIC, Town police station.

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