Agartala: Tension runs high with the recovery of an unidentified body from the holy Kalayan Sagar (pond) of Mata Tripureswari temple in Udaipur of Gomati district in Southern Tripura on Wednesday morning.
Police said that based on information from a devotee in the temple, they launched a search in the water and recovered a sealed packet from the pond. Later, they found a dead body inside it, which was floating on the water.
The body has not yet been identified, and it is believed that he was killed somewhere else and dumped into the pond, taking advantage of the deserted look of the night.
The temple authority advised the devotees not to use the water until the purification rituals.