Bhubaneswar: A newly-recruited Odisha Finance Service (OFS) officer was found dead in a room of his house under Khandagiri Police limits in Bhubaneswar.
The deceased has been identified as Abhilash Swaroop Mahapatra of Titilagarh area in Bolangir district.
As per reports, Mahapatra locked himself in the room of his house in Phase-4 of Dumduma area in Bhubaneswar on Sunday. Upon not opening the door for hours, his wife sought the help of neighbours following which locals broke open the door of the room and found him hanging.
Though he was immediately rushed to Capital Hospital, doctors there pronounced him “dead”.
On being informed, police reached the spot and initiated a probe into the matter.
While the exact circumstances that led to Mahapatra’s death are yet to be ascertained, it is suspected that he took the extreme step due to family disputes.