Bhubaneswar: The body of Guwahati RBI GM Asish Ranjan Samal was found hanging from the ceilsing of a hotel room in Odisha on Friday.

Police said Samal’s body was recovered from a hotel room in Chandikhol in Jajpur district. The police have registered a case of unnatural death and investigating the matter.  

On October 24, Ashish Ranjan Samal(52), presently posted as GM in RBI at Guwahati in Assam, had come to Odisha to meet his mother in his native village Naraharipur and his doctor wife and son in Bhubaneswar. After meeting his wife, who is a doctor in KIIMS, and his son, he went to Chandikhol and checked into Hotel Mid East.

On Friday morning, the hotel management called up police when Asish did not respond to the call the hotel staff till late in the day. The Badachana police broke open the door and found his hanging from the ceiling. Sending the body for post-mortem, the police has started investigation into the case.