Youth found dead in temple in Dhenkanal

Dhenkanal: A youth was found dead inside a temple at Chittalpur village under Rasol police limits in Dhenkanal district on Wednesday. The deceased has been identified as Niranjan Sahu, a resident of Nuapatna village.

According to reports, Niranjan was observing a fast and staying in the temple for the last 21 days. It is suspected that he allegedly committed suicide by hanging himself in the wee hours in the premises of Ugreswar Shiva temple.

However, the reason behind his death is yet to be ascertained. On receiving information, police rushed to the spot and have started investigation into the incident.

This incident has sparked off tension in the village with locals demanding a detailed probe into the matter.