India, Oct. 26 -- A 52-year-old general manager of the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) from Odisha and working in Assam's Guwahati was found hanging in a hotel room in the eastern state's Jajpur district, police said on Friday.

Police in Jajpur district said Ashish Ranjan Samal, who worked as the banking ombudsman of the northeastern states, had come to meet his mother at his native village Naraharipur on October 23.

The next day Samal was supposed to leave for Bhubaneswar where his doctor wife worked in a private hospital. He has a son who is studying in a higher secondary class.

However, instead of reaching Bhubaneswar he checked into a hotel in Chandikhol area of Jajpur district on October 24.

"But by late evening, his family members g...