Nabarangpur: A youth was hacked to death over suspected past enmity on Saturday night here. One person has surrendered before police in the case.
The deceased was identified as Dipak Biswas (23) of Kumuli DNK village under Raighar block in the district.
According to reports, someone had called Dipak to a ground over a phone on Saturday night. After he reached the spot, the miscreant attacked him with a hatchet following which he fell down with serious injury.
The victim was first rushed to Umerkote hospital from where he was shifted to Nabarangpur district headquarters hospital for treatment. However, the doctor declared him brought dead.
The district police sent the body for autopsy on Sunday morning.
Although, the reason behind the murder is still unclear, family and police suspected past enmity could be the reason.
The person, who surrendered before the police, was identified as Bhabatosh Bhadra.