A dead body of a veteran man was recovered from a pond at Kanjiapala village in Bhadrak district in the morning hours on Monday.
As per the incident, the deceased farmer had went to his farmland in the night of January 5. Later, his body was seen in the pond with injury marks on his body by the locals of the village in the morning.
Police reached the spot and recovered the dead body and sent it for post-mortem.
Meanwhile, the villagers and the deceased family members suspect of murder.