Titlagarh, Dec 15:
In a shocking incident, a popular local BJD leader was brutally murdered by unknown miscreants while he was out on his morning walk here today.
According to reports, Abhimanyu Sahu had gone for a walk at 5.30 in the morning when some unknown miscreants attacked him with sharp weapons.
Some passers-by found the body of Sahu with his throat slit open, lying in a pool of blood on the roadside.
After the news of the murder of the popular young leader spread, hundreds of BJD supporters rushed to the spot.
Angry supporters of Sahu later gheraoed Titlagarh police station demanding immediate arrest of the killers.
The police has launched a massive manhunt to nab the killers.
Leaders of various political parties while expressing grief and shock over Sahu’s brutal murder have demanded impartial inquiry into the incident.
The incident has triggered tension in the town.