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24 December 2019

Pramod Kumar Das


Bhadrak: A class X student was found hanging from a rope attached in his room at Prushottampur village of Basudevpur block here on late Monday. The deceased has been identified as Dipankar Nayak.

Preliminary investigation by the police revealed that, Dipankar had been reprimanded by his mother on Monday for his addiction to his smartphone for which his education was getting sidelined. He was later found hanging in his room.

Nayakanidihi Police lodged a case of unnatural death and a probe is underway.