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Bank employee killed over 'affair'; body parts found

Press Trust of India  |  Berhampur (Odisha) 

Severed body parts of a employee were found buried in Odisha's district Wednesday, 23 days after he was killed apparently in connection with his illicit affair with a nurse, police said.

Packed in polythene bags, the head, the torso, legs and hands of Bishnu (45) were found buried in Badadumula area of the district, police said.

Gouda, who went missing on August 19, might have been killed and his body parts cut into pieces inside the private clinic of a doctor who is absconding, In-Charge of station J K Patnaik said.

A love affair involving the victim, who is married, and a nurse, who works in the doctor's clinic located near the New Bus Stand area here, might be the cause of the murder, Patnaik said.

Forensic experts of the police visited the clinic but the doctor is absconding.

Patnaik said, without elaborating, the police got some vital information provided by a key witnesses in the case.

No one was arrested in connection with the killing.

Police said Gouda had earlier set up a medicine shop near the clinic when he had developed an affair with the Later, he was engaged as a collection agent of a private bank, but visited the clinic frequently to meet the which had angered the doctor.

The police had earlier interrogated the doctor, the and the doctor's after Gouda's wife lodged a complaint that her husband might have been murdered.

She had also called on SP (Berhampur) Pinak Mishra on August 23 and requested him to ensure thorough investigation into the disappearance of her husband.

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First Published: Wed, September 12 2018. 21:10 IST