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Odisha Sun Times Bureau
Rourkela, Mar 24:

In a shocking incident, a youth from Jalda area on the outskirts of Rourkela in Odisha’s Sundargarh district has allegedly thrashed his friend to death over passing lewd remarks at his girlfriend.

The deceased has been identified as Paklu Oram.

Police have detained prime accused Ajay Lohar and two others- Rohan Kumbhar and Shankar Tudu in connection with the murder.

According to reports, deceased Paklu Oram had allegedly passed lewd remarks at Ajay Lohar’s girlfriend on Thursday.

Ajay, a resident of Jalda ‘C’ block was agitated over the incident. He allegedly asked Paklu to come to the forested area behind Carmel School where two of his friends-Rohan and Shankar were waiting. The trio reportedly beat Paklu with iron rods and later crushed him with a boulder.

Deceased Paklu’s body was discovered by his family members lying in the forested area behind Carmel School today. They informed the police and lodged a complaint with the Raghunathpalli police station that their kin Paklu was murdered by Ajay as Paklu had left his home with him yesterday.

“Today Jagannath Oram of Charmunda-Tangarpalli has lodged a written complaint at the police outpost that his son-Paklu Oram had left home yesterday with his friends and had not returned back to his home. Today he received information that his son’s body was lying on the hill at the backside of Carmel School in Jalda. The body has multiple injury marks on it. He has alleged that his son’s friends who had called him from their home had murdered him. We have detained Ajay and two of his friends for interrogation,” informed Manas Kumar Swain, IIC Raghunathpalli police station.