Puri, : The police recovered a man’s body from a canal in Puri on Saturday.
The incident came to the fore when locals of Gobardhanpur village spotted the body floating on water in the Kanasa main canal in the morning.
The deceased has been identified as Laxmidhar Sahu, a native of Nuapada (Talasahi).
Being informed, Pipili police recovered the body from the canal and undertook a primary investigation. Later, it was carried to the hospital for postmortem.
However, the primary inquiry revealed, the deceased had got multiple cuts throughout the body.
Further investigation is on to ascertain the cause behind the death, said police.