Bhadrak: Bodies of two young lovers, both minors, were retrieved today morning hours from an orchard in Dolasahi village under Tihidi police station jurisdiction of Bhadrak district.
Police have sent the bodies for post mortem while locals smelt foul play and alleged that duo might have been murdered. Both of them had fled from their respective homes and were untraceable since October 3.
The deceased have been identified as Dinabandhu Jena (17) and Sitarani Pradhan (14).
From preliminary investigation, it appears to be a case of suicide. The findings of the post mortem will ascertain the exact cause of the death, police said adding that an unnatural death case has been registered in this connection.