23 May 2020
Paralakhemundi: Unfortunate circumstances led to three brothers’ death under mysterious conditions. The incident occurred at Birikot village under Adava Police Station in Gajapati district.
The deceased have been identified as Bikram Majhi (35), Sanjib Majhi (27) and Jitu Majhi (25).
As per reports, at about 9 pm on Friday Bikram went into a trench that was inside their house. He was found unconscious by Sanjib who went to retrieve him but became unconscious himself. Lastly, Jitu went inside but he too lay senseless. Their sister Taraka Majhi alerted the parents. With the help of a few neighbours, the trio was first taken to Birikot hospital and then to Mohana hospital where the doctor declared them dead.
While asphyxiation is suspected to be the cause of death, Adava police have sent the bodies for post mortem. A probe has been initiated.