Sambalpur, October 6: A dead body was found near the petrol pump in the Sambalpur- Bargarh near Kantamali following which tensions have been admitted among the locals of Kantamali who alleged the person being murdered.
The locals resorted to burn tyres to show their dismay here.
The deceased has been identified as Nihar Mahananda. The reason of the death is not clear yet, while the people are demanding a probe into the matter.
Distressed mob burnt a bike and pelted stones at the police who had reached the spot after being informed about the incident which in turn tried to pacify the agitation. However unsuccessful in its attempt resorted to lathicharge to clear the road.
Meanwhile, the police has sent the body for autopsy and investigating the case.