A youth's body was mysteriously found in Guwahati’s Basistha area on Saturday night.
According to sources, the body was found in a drain with a rod pierced into his body.
The deceased has been identified as one Dhiren Kumar, a resident of Patorkhuchi.
Soon after, police reached the scene and recovered the body.
It is suspected that the youth died in a freak accident, police said, adding that he was in an inebriated state.
An investigation has been launched to ascertain all angles in the case, police further informed.