Mutilated body of NALCO employee recovered in Koraput

Damanjodi: The mutilated body of a NALCO employee has been recovered at Damanjodi Township in Koraput district.

The deceased has been identified as Anant Charan Pattnaik (48) alias Kalu, the accountant in NALCO.

According to available information, the matter came to fore after neigbours noticed a foul smell coming out from the house which was locked from inside for last three days and immediately alerted the police about the same.

On being informed, police reached the spot and recovered the body. The body was sent to Koraput Sahid Lakshman Nayak Medical College and Hospital for post mortem. A case of unnatural death has been registered in this regard. Similiguda IIC Dhiren Kumar Behera investigated the matter along with Damanjodi police as the Damjodi IIC Sambit Kumar Behera was absent.

The actual reason behind the death is yet to be ascertained, sources said.