Derabish: Mystery shrouds upon the death of a contractual engineer who died after being hit by an earth mover on Friday night at Balabhadrapur in Derabish block in Kendrapara district.
The deceased, Prakash Chandra Behera (45), worked as an engineer for a contractual company. He was engaged in the construction of Haridaspur-Paradip railway lines
Reportedly, Prakash was on a site visit to the office at Balabharapur when he was hit by the machine. He was rushed to the local hospital but doctors pronounced him ‘brought dead’. On being informed, Derabish police reached the mishap spot and seized the earth mover.
At least five workers at the site have been detained for interrogation, said the police.
However, no formal police complaint has been filed so far by the deceased’s family of the construction firm till the last report came in.