Ruling out earlier claims that some of the recovered skulls are replicas, the team of doctors after examining each of them individually has confirmed that they are human skulls, SCBMCH administrative officer B N Moharana said.
The report on the skulls would be submitted to the police within two weeks.
The police had earlier on Sunday recovered the skulls from an isolated room of the Siddha Mahavir Patna Ashram of Puri owned by an engineer. The engineer Manoranjan Jena alias Manu Bhai alias Manu Baba claims that he had kept the skulls to run a motivational centre.
Jena who was detained by the police for a brief period for questioning, claimed to be an engineer working with ONGC in Mumbai.
The skulls were found lined up on the shelves of Jena's  locals suspected that they were used in sorcery. But the police said nothing was found in the room, which pointed to sorcery.
"It is a motivational centre and I have kept these skulls since the past nine years. I have even uploaded pictures and information about this on the Internet. It is part of my efforts to rid people of their fear of skeletons or ghosts. If it is punishable under law, then I respect the law and will accept the punishment," Jena said.


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