Bhubaneswar: The decomposed body of a youth was recovered from Kuakhai river on the outskirts of Bhubaneswar on Sunday.
Sources said some locals at Bankuala near Balianta found the body floating on the water. Later, Balianta police and Fire Services personnel fished out the body from the river.
Police found a mobile phone from the pocket of the deceased, who is yet to be identified.
Preliminary investigation has revealed that the youth had died five days ago.