Mystery shrouds death of RD University girl Jharaphula Nayak as body found on roadside in Jajpur

Jajpur: Jharaphula Nayak (21), a student of Ramadevi Women’s University, was found dead on roadside under mysterious circumstances at Mulapala under Kuakhia police limits in Odisha’s Jajpur district, today.

As per eyewitnesses, two youths brought the body on a scooter and dumped it on roadside before fleeing the spot with the vehicle. A bag was found near the body.

Jharaphula, who hailed from Marundeipasi village under Jashipur police limits in Mayurbhanj district, was a +3 second year student of the varsity.

According to reports, she had gone to Bhubaneswar on January 24 and attended classes next day. However, the circumstances under which she was brought to Jajpur was yet to be ascertained.

On being informed about the body on roadside, police reached the spot, recovered it for post-mortem, and initiated an investigation to trace the accused duo.

The incident of the body being dumped by the two youths has been captured on CCTV camera. The footage was being examined by cops for further probe.

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