Examination of human skulls today at FMT

Cuttack: A special team of Forensic Medicine and Toxicology (FMT) department of SCB Medical College and Hospital in Cuttack will examine the 27 human skulls recovered from an ashram at Siddha Mahavira Patana area in Puri to know its gender and age.

According to reports, the head of FMT department of SCB Medical College and Hospital said that the report will be submitted to police in a week after examination.

Earlier the houses of the ashram’s chief Manoranjan Jena alias Manu baba, who is an engineer by profession, in Puri and Brahmagiri were also searched by police regarding the case.

The police had detained Manu baba for questioning about the activities going on in the ashram and the reason behind keeping the human skulls. However, Manu baba was released on personal bond.