Cuttack: The body of a youth was recovered from a water tank in an apartment at Nima Sahi under Purighat police limits here today.
Sources said the youth was a resident of Jhola Sahi area here. While a case was pending against him, he was wanted by the police.
Though the exact cause behind the incident is yet to be ascertained, it is suspected that the youth was hiding in the tank to evade arrest. However, he died after being failed to come out of the tank.
On receiving information, police reached the spot and sent the body to hospital for post-mortem.
Investigation is on into the incident, said police.