The dead body of a youth was found yesterday in a drain of Kumbar Sahi, Jeypore. He is identified as Laxman Patnaik (35) of Kumbhar Sahi under the local Jeypore town under Koraput district.
According to the reports, Laxman left his home for some work on Thursday night and hasn’t returned. Yesterday morning some people saw his dead body in a drain and informed the local police.
On receiving the news, Jeypore town police reached the spot and send the body for postmortem to the district headquarters hospital. The family members of the deceased complained that it is a murder. Police registered a case of death and launched an investigation.