Physique of a person, recognized because the son of senior journalist Nabin Das, was Sunday recovered from a pond at Patrapada village within the outskirts of the state capital, a police officer mentioned.
The deceased was recognized as 30-year-old Manish Anurag Das, the eldest son of the editor of Odiya every day ‘Nirbhay’. Manish had gone lacking from Infocity police limits on Saturday.
Relations alleged that he was kidnapped and later killed.
“We’ve registered two circumstances, one at Infocity police station and one other at Tamando police station after recovering the physique,” Bhubaneswar DCP US Sprint advised reporters after visiting the location.
The physique was despatched to AIIMS Bhubaneswar for post-mortem and additional investigation is underway, police mentioned.
The DCP mentioned: “The person had made a name to his relations and knowledgeable that he was with two youths. Later, the relations claimed to have obtained a ransom name.”
He mentioned the police are investigating the allegation of kidnapping and the demand for ransom.
A Particular Squad has been shaped for probing the case, Sprint added.
Senior officers mentioned that every one the CCTV cameras across the spot the place Manish’s physique was recovered are being completely examined.