Body of youth found buried in field; murder suspected

Barpipada: Body of a youth was found buried in a field near Gangamatia grid under Udala of Mayurbhanj district today.

The youth is suspected to have been murdered and buried at the spot, sources said.

According to sources, the youth has been identified as Biswajit Patra. He was reportedly missing since yesterday evening.

Sources said some villagers suspected the presence of dead body in the field and informed the police. Police and a scientific team reached the spot and recovered the body.

“As of now, we cannot say anything and everything will be clear after investigation,” Police official of Kaptipada sub-division, Krushnaprasad Patnaik said.

Chandan Patra, brother of the deceased has denied enmity of Biswajit with anyone.