Naliniprava’s death not natural: Report

Bhubaneswar: Even as the exact reason behind the death of social activist Naliniprava has not yet been ascertained, the post-mortem report, which showed a mark on her neck, today confirmed that it is not a natural death.

While no clear mention has been made in the report whether it is a case of murder or suicide, police commissioner R.P. Sharma said suffocation led to her death.

The decomposed body the activist was found on May 23, three days after her death, the report said. Sharma said she had been undergoing treatment for cancer since 2006. However, police are investigating whether she had any enmity with anybody.