Man Commits Suicide In Temple Compound In Khorda

Khorda: A man had allegedly committed suicide inside the compound of the Bhagbati Temple at Sarkana village under Balakati Police Outpost in Khorda district on Monday.

The body of the deceased identified as Tukuna Nayak of the village was found hanging in the temple compound today morning by some villagers who had gone there to pluck some flowers.

Nayak had allegedly hanged himself with the cloth offered to the deity. Family members and villagers claim that he was mentally ill. On getting information, Balakati police reached the spot and sent the body for post-mortem.