Odisha Sun Times Bureau
Cuttack, Jan 23:

In an unfortunate incident, a youth from Dhenkanal district died after he fell ill during physical examination for recruitment into Odisha police as constable here.

Representative Pic: Youth Corner

The deceased was identified as Harekrushna Sahoo of Meramundali in Dhenkanal district.

According to reports, Sahoo complained of illness during 1600 metre running test at 6th battalion ground here yesterday.

He was admitted to SCB Medical College and Hospital here and later shifted to a private hospital for better treatment where he succumbed, sources said.

The mother and sister of the deceased have alleged that the recruitment authorities delayed in shifting him to hospital which led to his death.