Man’s body recovered after 1 week from Devi river


Cuttack: The body of a man, who had jumped into the Kathajodi River following an altercation with his wife, has been recovered from the Devi River near Rahamba under Gobindpur police limits here on Wednesday.

This was confirmed by Cuttack SP Radha Binod Panigrahi.

According to sources, on October 9, Debabrata Mahapatra along with his wife and son were returning home in a motorcycle when an argument broke out between the couple. Meanwhile, Debabrata stopped his vehicle on the Kathajodi bridge and jumped into the river.

On intimation, Police along with an ODRAF team reached the spot and launched a rescue operation. However, Debabrata remained untraceable. After a week, his body was found floating from the Devi River near Rahamba this morning.

The body has been recovered and sent to a local hospital for post-mortem.

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