Jagatsinghpur, October 7 (LocalWire): An unidentified person was charred to death in mysterious circumstances at Debgram village under Balikuda police station on Saturday.
Sources said the villagers heard someone screaming for help and rushed to Debgram UP School where they saw a person, whose hands and legs were tied, engulfed in fire.
The villagers extinguished the fire and took the person to the District Headquarters Hospital (DHH) in Jagatsinhgpur for treatment.
The person, who was in a critical condition, managed to say that he was from Khurdha district but failed to give any further details before succumbing to his burn injuries.
Later, the Balikuda police sent the body of the deceased for postmortem.
While locals suspected it to be a case of preplanned murder case, since the person’s and suspected that miscreants have set fire on his body after tying hands and legs were tied, some believe it to be a case of suicide due to love affair since the villagers found Madhu written on the floor of the school using blood.
The police have registered a case of unnatural death and investigating the matter.