Teacher’s throat slit in Sambalpur, police begins probe

Sambalpur: The body of a private school teacher was recovered under mysterious circumstances from a house in Bisipalli village in Rairakhol of Sambalpur district Tuesday night.

The deceased, identified as Sarat Barik was working as a teacher in a private school here in Rairakhol.

Getting information, a team of police along with a scientific team and sniffer dogs rushed to the spot and initiated an investigation into the incident.

According to officials, deep cuts were found on Barik’s throat. A blade, suspected to be the weapon with which he was killed, was also found near his body.

However, police has not yet confirmed whether Barik was murdered or committed suicide. “The body was recovered last night and sent for post mortem. We are investigating further to find a clue,” said a police official.