Bhubaneswar: A newly-recruited Odisha Finance Service (OFS) officer was found dead under mysterious circumstances at his residence in Dumduma area here on Sunday.
He was scheduled to join the service at the Treasury Office here.
The deceased has been identified as Abhilash Swaroop Mahapatra of Titilagarh in Balangir district.
According to reports, Mahapatra was found hanging from the ceiling with a dupatta at his residence.
He was residing with his family in Phase-4 of Dumduma Housing Board Colony in the city.
He locked himself inside a room of the house last evening and didn’t respond despite repeated knocks on the door by his wife. Later, the door was broken with the help of neighbours.
Mahapatra was earlier working in a bank and recruited in the OFS service a few months ago.