Ramakanta Biswas

The body of a medical student, who was missing since Monday, was recovered under mysterious circumstances from beneath Utkal Gourab Madhusudan Setu (bridge) in Cuttack on Tuesday.  

The deceased has been identified as Jagamohan Sethi, a final year post graduate (PG) student of surgery stream at the SCB Medical College and Hospital. He hailed from Berhampur. 

As per the initial information, Jagamohan was missing since yesterday. His car was found abandoned on the bridge. 

While the cause of Jagamohan's death is still unclear, his body and his car have been recovered by the Phase II police.

Source said, a forensic team found a syringe from the spot. It is suspected that he died by suicide after taking anaesthesia injection. 

However, the post-mortem report is expected to shed more light on the exact cause of his death. 

Sources said, Sethi was staying in Mahanadi Vihar area of Cuttack along with his wife, a homemaker. 

Some fellow students claimed that Sethi was under depression for the past couple of days. However, they have no clue about the reason for his depression.

It is suspected that he took the extreme step due to some family dispute. 

His body has been sent to SCB Medical for post-mortem.

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