Rourkela: The mutilated body of a young woman was found on national highway-143 near a bridge under Lahunipada police limits in Bonai of Sundergarh district today.
However, the identity of the deceased, aged around 30 years, is yet to be ascertained.
Source said some locals first spotted the body early this morning and informed police, who rushed to the spot and started an investigation into the incident. The cops also sent the body to hospital for post-mortem.
Though the exact reason behind the incident is yet to be ascertained, police suspect it to be a case of murder. “We are investigating the case from various angles. Action will be taken accordingly,” said a police official.