Missing girl’s body fished out of Rushikulya river in Ganjam
Berhampur: Body of the girl who had gone missing in Rushikulya river near Kanjiama village under Hinjilikatu police limits in Ganjam yesterday has been fished out of the water today.
The deceased has been identified as Sili Behera of the same village.
The rescue took place this morning after some locals spotted Sili’s body floating in the river water near a graveyard at Giria village and called up police. A case of unnatural death was later registered in connection with the incident.
Notably, the victim had been to pluck flowers for Khudurukuni Puja scheduled to be held in the village yesterday along with two others girls. While the trio slipped into the river accidentally while picking up flowers near the river, Sili remained missing during the rescue efforts by fire services personnel.