Man dies after falling off moving train in Dhenkanal


Dhenkanal: A man was killed after he accidentally fell from a moving train near Nayabhagirathipur station between Dhenkanal-Angul junction on Saturday.

The deceased has been identified as Papu Dhala (42) of Rourkela.

According to police sources, many criminal cases are pending against the deceased at different police stations in the district. He was involved in many criminal cases like extortion, loot, etc. Papu was also prime accused in 2011 kidnapping case.

Earlier, he was cordoned off by police but had managed to escape from the spot.

While the exact reason behind the death of the youth is yet to be ascertained, it is suspected that the youth might have been murdered, police said.

The railway officials have reportedly seized the body for post-mortem.

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