Berhampur: The body of a lecturer was found on the roadside at Biruligad under Rambha police limits in Ganjam district early on Sunday morning.
The deceased was identified as Ashwini Mishra, a lecturer of Jagannath Mahavidyalaya.
According to sources, some locals this morning spotted his body lying on the roadside and alerted the police. The victim’s Royal Enfield bike bearing Registration Number-OD 07 S 9622 was also found by the side of the body.
Later, the police reached the spot and launched a probe.
While Ashwini had sustained grievous injuries on his face and his head, it is unknown if it was a case of accident or murder.
A detailed investigation into the matter is underway and the actual cause behind the death of the youth will be ascertained after the post-mortem report arrives, sources said.