Kandhamal: The headless body of a missing man was recovered from a pond in K Nuagoan in Kandhamal district.
The deceased has been identified as Yudhisthira Malik of Kilupada village.
According to available information, locals spotted the body floating in the pond this morning and immediately alerted the local police about the same.
Cops reached the spot with a scientific team and fished out the beheaded body from the pond. The body was sent for post mortem.
Reportedly, the family members of the deceased lodged a missing complaint in the K Nuagoan police station. He was missing since February 26, sources said.