Cuttack: The body of a senior staff of city-based BJB Autonomous College was found near Sirlo under Kishannagar tahasil in Cuttack on Monday.
Locals spotted a body and alerted the police which rushed to the spot following which its identity was established.
The senior Laboratory staff of BJB College, Debashish Das had jumed into river Mahanadi on Sunday. According to reports, a domestic dispute could have triggered the extreme step.
The family had reported the matter with Jagatpur police following the incident. A search operation was initiated and Das’ body was found today afternoon.
Police have registered a case and sent the body for autopsy.