Puri, Jan 22 :
Tension gripped the pilgrim city here following the broad daylight murder of a youth who was shot dead by unidentified assailants here on Wednesday.
According to reports, the deceased, identified as Bidyadhar Sahu was on the way to his home when he was shot at by a group of unidentified youth along Loknath Road.Sahu was rushed to the district headquarters hospital where the doctors declared him ‘brought dead’.
Preliminary reports said a long-standing dispute between the deceased and some persons may have led to the killing.
More details are awaited.