Bhubaneswar: The brother of the youth, whose half-burnt body was found from Kuakhai river bed on the outskirts of the city here on Wednesday, alleged that the two viral video featuring a girl with him might be the reason behind the youth’s murder.
The youth identified as Unmay Padhi, a resident of BJB Nagar here was missing since last few days following which Unmay’s brother had lodged an FIR in Badgada police station here, reports said.
Basing on the complaint, police started investigation and recovered the body of Unmay from Khuakhai river bed on Wednesday.
Police said that Unmay was brutally murdered at some other place by stuffing bricks in his mouth and stabbing him to death with knives and later dumped him near the river bed and set him on fire. Two knives were also found inside his stomach.
Police also recovered a half burnt laptop and a dongal, a motorbike and a pair of woman’s shoes from near the body.
Notably, Unmay and the girl identified as a resident of Chandabali in Bhadrak district, were working in a same office in Bhubaneswar and were in a love relationship.
Reports said that two sex videos of the couple had gone viral in social media last year. One was shot in their office, while the other was filmed in a hotel.
Following which Unmay was arrested by the Kharabela Nagar police, reports added.
Meanwhile, Bhubaneswar DCP Satyabrata Bhoi informed that the investigation into the matter is on.
“The accused will be soon nabbed,” added Bhoi.