Decomposed bodies of two college students fished out from Mahanadi
Cuttack: The decomposed bodies of two college students were fished out from the banks of Mahanadi river under Jagatpur police limits in Cuttack on Wednesday.
They were missing since Monday.
The deceased were identified as Kousab Tripathy of Jagatsinghpur and Pratik Parida of Jajpur.
According to sources, the duo had gone to the river to bathe on Monday. While taking bathe they went under and drowned. After frantic search, family members lodged a complaint at Malgodam police station on Tuesday. However, some locals spotted their decomposed bodies floating near the Mahanadi river banks in Jagatpur on Thursday.
On being informed, police rushed to the spot and pulled out their bodies from the water. The bodies were seized and sent to SCBMCH for post-mortem.