17 September 2019
Jagatsinghpur: The body of a para-medical female staff was found on Biluakhai river bank at Nuapari here on Tuesday. The woman aged about 25 years was missing since September 9. Locals spotted the body in a sack and informed the police.
On receiving information, police and forensic team rushed to the spot and initiated probe. The deceased was identified as Niharika Patra, a native of Bhingarpur village of Khurda district. She was working as a nurse at a private nursing home in Cuttack from past three months.
Source said, Niharika was missing since September 9 and a complaint was lodged by her family members at Madhupatna police station in Cuttack. They had alleged that she was murdered by her male friend.
Police have sent the body for autopsy and registered a case in this connection. Further investigation is on.