Mohana: The body of a youth was found in a forest near Budhaniladdi village under Adaba police limits in Gajapati district today.
The deceased has been identified as Nanda Nayak, a resident of Jhiliki village.
According to sources, Nanda went outside to buy country-made liquor last night and did not return after that. Today morning, Nanda’s family members found his body in a nearby forest and called up police. The cops reached the spot, recovered the body and sent it for post-mortem. The police also began an investigation into the incident.
Meanwhile, family members of the deceased alleged that some miscreants hacked Nanda to death and later dumped his body in the forest.