The deceased has been identified as Ranjit Nayak. Hailing from Ranpur in Nayagarh district, Ranjit was staying in Unit-VI area here and working as a security guard at the gym for last two years.
On being informed, Badagada Police reached the gym and seized the body for autopsy.
Family members alleged that the victim was murdered and later his body was hung in the gym to give it the shape of suicide.
Badagada Police registered a case in this connection initiated a probe. “A case was registered against unidentified people and the body has been sent to Capital Hospital for an autopsy. Further investigation is underway,” a police officer said.