Minor boy found hanging in Dhaba


Balasore: The body of a minor boy was found hanging under suspicious circumstances in a Dhaba near IDCO Square on Baliapal-Basta road in Balasore district on Friday morning.

On receiving information about the incident, police reached the spot and launched a probe into the matter. The body was seized and sent to a local hospital for post-mortem.

Following the incident, family members of the deceased and locals staged a protest demanding immediate action.

Sources said a minor boy hailing from Bhogarai was working in the Dhaba. While the possibility of suicide has not been ruled out, cops are also probing on the possibility of foul play.

Fumed over the incident, irate locals thrashed the Inspector In-Charge (IIC) of Baliapal police station. They also ransacked the hotel and later staged a road blockade by burning tyres on the road.

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