Lady doctor found dead on rly track; kin cry foul

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Berhampur: The mutilated body of a lady doctor was recovered from Chhatrapur railway track here in Ganjam district Friday morning. The deceased was identified as Dr Archana Das of Pattapur village.

She was working in Sundarpur primary health centre after quitting job in a private hospital in Bhubaneswar.

According to sources, Das had tied nuptial knot with a Bhubaneswar-based doctor Anjan Das in 2013. However her marital life turned sour due to frequent dispute in the family following which she returned to her parental house.

Source said some locals spotted her mutilated body on the railway track a few metres away from Balibaga railway gate and informed the same to GRP police, who reached the spot and seized the body.

The reason behind the woman’s death will be ascertained after the post-mortem report arrives, police said.

In the meanwhile, the deceased’s parents have lodged a complaint with Chhatrapur police alleging that Archana was being tortured by her in-laws for dowry.

On the basis of the complaint the police registered a case (112/18) and launched a probe.

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