Man’s body found in Gupteswar temple caves, rituals affected

Bhubaneswar: A man allegedly committed suicide inside the caves of Gupteswar temple here today, police said. Priests of the temple found the body of the unidentified man hanging when they went to the temple in the morning, sources said. Meanwhile, as a result of the incident, the rituals in the famous Shaivite shrine have been affected, the priests said.

‘Darshan’ in the temple will commence after performance of purification’ and other rituals, they said. Preliminary investigations revealed that the man belonged to Sambalpur area. However, his identity is yet to be established, they said adding investigation into the incident was continuing.