Berhampur, Oct 28 (LocalWire): The body of a 35-year-old mason, who was missing since Monday, was found in a nalha in Panchama village under Ganjam district’s Golanthara police station limits on Wednesday.
Injury marks were seen on different parts of the body as well as on the head of the dead body, identified as Gourang Mandal, a resident of Panchama, said sub divisional police officer, Berhampur Sadar Jayant Kumar Mohapatra.
The police registered a case of murder under section 302 of the IPC, based on the complaints of the family members of the deceased, who alleged one of his friends might have killed him.
Siba Mandal, also a mason and friend of the deceased of the same village, has been detained in this connection, the police said. Incidentally, some injury marks were also detected on the head and body of Siba, police said.