Odisha Sun Times Bureau
Khurda, Mar 20:
Unknown assailants brutally stoned to death a proprietor of a stone crusher unit in Dadhimacchagadia under Sadar police limits in Odisha’s Khurda district late on Saturday evening.
The deceased has been identified as Sujit Biswal.
According to reports, while Sujit and Santosh Pradhan were returning on a motor bike a car stopped in front of their all of a sudden near the village end. As a consequence of the sudden braking, they hit the car and fell down from the bike.
While the assailants mercilessly stoned Sujit to death, Santosh managed to escape, reports added.
Late on Saturday evening on villagers finding Sujit lying in a pool of blood late took him to the district headquarters hospital where he was declared dead by the doctors.
Police investigation is on. Old enmity is suspected to be the reason behind the gruesome murder.