The deceased has been identified as Shoukilal Seth (60), a resident of Bardol of Bargarh district.
Reports say, Shoukilal had been to the in-laws’ house of his son Pramod Seth located in Jamindarpada of Pahada Srigida village a couple of days ago. However, his body was found lying in mysterious conditions in front of the house in the evening.
While police have seized the body for autopsy and lodged a case in connection with the death, Pramod has alleged that his younger brother Pradeep is behind the killing.
Investigation is underway in the case.