Cuttack: The body of a youth was recovered from a well at Regadapada village under Athagarh police limits in Cuttack district today.
The deceased has been identified as Manoj Nayak of Khuntakata village.
Though the exact reason behind the death is yet to be ascertained, family members of the deceased alleged that he has been killed by a group of locals.
As per the complaint lodged by the family, some youths beat Manoj to death during a Jatra in the village and later dumped the body in the well. Police have begun an investigation into the incident.