Mutilated body of youth found in Cuttack; murder suspected

Cuttack: A mutilated body of an unknown youth was found today in Mundali panchayat near Banki under Barang police limits of Cuttack district.

According to sources, the body of the youth was reportedly found by locals near Baseli temple. The body reportedly had multiple injury marks including a severe one on the head. Sources said prima facie it appears that someone murdered the youth and dumped the body near the temple.

“Some people of our area alerted us about the body of an unidentified youth. We went to see and found the youth’s body with several injury marks all over,” a local resident said.

Officials of Barang Police Station reached the spot and have started investigation. Police sources said that more details will be revealed after the post-mortem report is received tomorrow.

Sashikant Rout, IIC, Barang Police Station said “The body of an unidentified youth has been found and the locals could not identify him. More details about his death will be known after we receive the post-mortem report.”