Bhubaneswar: The body of a fire services personnel was found hanging from a tree in Budhakendu forest under Gangapur police limits in Ganjam district on Tuesday.
The deceased has been identified as Dayanidhi Mahant, a resident of Keonjhar district, who was posted at Aska Fire Station.
Reportedly, locals had spotted a fire engine on Budhakendu road last night. Today morning, Mahant’s body was found hanging from a tree in the forest.
On getting information, Gangapur Police reached the spot, seized the body, and sent it for post-mortem.
Police also informed Aska Fire Station about the incident and initiated a probe to ascertain the exact cause behind his death.