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Body recovered from BJD legislator's house

The body of a man was recovered from the official residence of a prominent BJD legislator in Bhubaneswar on Tuesday, official sources said.

india Updated: Apr 11, 2006 19:25 IST

The body of a man was recovered from the official residence of a prominent BJD legislator in Bhubaneswar on Tuesday, official sources said.

The man, identified as Chhabi Bardhan (35), belonged to Ratanpur village in Nayagarh district and was a BJD supporter.

Arun Kumar Sahu, the ruling party MLA from Nayagarh, however, described it as a case of suicide while saying that he would want the matter investigated.

Inspector in-charge of capital police station, Harihar Dora said police had registered a case of unnatural death in this connection. The details would be known only after the post mortem, he said.

Kumari Bardhan, wife of the deceased, however, claimed that it was a case of murder as there was no cause for her husband to commit suicide.

First Published: Apr 11, 2006 19:25 IST