Plus 2 student found dead; murder suspected

Rayagada: Body of a Plus 2 student with several injury marks was found in front of a shop here on Sunday. While the exact reason behind the death is yet to be ascertained, police suspect it to be a case of murder.

The deceased has been identified as M. Suresh Kumar of Kasturi Nagar and a student of Rayagada Autonomous College.

On being informed, the local police along with a scientific team and dog squad rushed to the spot and started investigation in presence of Rayagada SDPO Tapan Narayan Rath.

“From our preliminary investigation, we assume it to be a case of murder. He might have been murdered somewhere and his body has been dumped here. The investigation is underway and we are hopeful of getting some clue. We will arrest the accused soon,” said the SDPO.