Cuttack, Oct 30:
Tension ran high at Mahidharpada village under Cuttack Sadar police station limits after a a Class IX student was stabbed to death by a miscreant today. The deceased has been identified as Ajay Dash of Jagannathpur.
He had come home for lunch and was on his way to the school when one Suresh Mohapatra attacked him with a knife, reports said. There is no clarity as of now on why Ajay was targeted.
Following the incident which took place in front of the Mahidharpada High School, angry local people blocked the main road and later set a liquor shop on fire. They are demanding the immediate arrest of the culprit.
While police have rushed to the spot, the assailant remains untraceable, reports said.