Bhubaneswar: Commissionerate Police on Friday recovered the body of a woman doctor from a rented house in Shree Vihar area under Chandrasekharpur police station here. Police also found lethal injection drugs near the body.
The deceased was identified as Manaswini Barik of Melchhamunda village in Bargarh district. She was as a doctor in a private hospital here.
According to sources, the victim was staying in a rented house in Sailashree Vihar area along with her brother. Yesterday her brother had gone to the village for Nuakhai festival.
Sources said when the victim’s brother called her up yesterday evening over phone she did not pick up the mobile. He immediately informed one of his friends who rushed to house only to see her lying inside the house.
On being informed her family members rushed to Bhubaneswar yesterday night and informed police today.
She had married three years back and was staying alone after a divorce last year.
The exact reason behind the death is yet to be ascertained.
On other hand the victim’s father suspected that her daughter might be murdered and urged police to investigate the matter thoroughly.
Meanwhile, police sent the body to Capital Hospital for post mortem and started an inquiry.