Hinjilicut: A 40-year-old man died after falling into a roadside canal near Alapur Chhak under Hinjilicut police station in Ganjam district on Thursday afternoon.
The deceased has been identified as Suresh Raula of Kathamentu Sahi in Berhampur Badabazaar.
According to sources, the incident occurred at around 12.30 pm when Raula was headed on a bike to his in-laws house in Kabisurjyanagar Raulapalli village in Berhampur.
Eyewitnesses said that Raula lost balance and fell into the roadside canal.
On being informed, police and fire service personnel reached the spot and recovered the body from the canal.
A case (12/18) of unnatural death was registered into the incident and the body sent to MKCG Medical College and Hospital for post-mortem, informed Hinjilicut inspector-in-charge Prasant Kumar Sahu.