Bhubaneswar: Body of an unidentified youth was found from the Kuakhai river bed near Bankual under Balianta police limits in Bhubaneswar today.
The incident came to light after some locals spotted the body lying on the river bank this morning and called up police.
After police reached the spot and carried out the preliminary investigation the body was found in a decomposed state. Later the body was rushed to a nearby hospital for autopsy.
While locals have claimed that the miscreants killed the victim somewhere else and dumped the body in the river to conceal evidence, police are waiting for the autopsy report.
Details are awaited in the case.