Odisha Sun Times Bureau
Nayagarh, Jan 21:

A family feud turned fatal in Nayagarh district of Odisha as a person hacked his elder brother to death and injured his sister-in-law over land dispute.

land dispute killing

According to reports, a quarrel had ensued between Suresh Swain and his elder brother Ramesh of Singhapada village under Khandapada police limits in the district over distribution of land between the two.

The disturbance between the two brothers intensified this morning following which Suresh attacked his brother Ramesh and the latter’s wife Pushpalata with spade.

While Ramesh died on the spot, the woman sustained grievous injuries and was admitted to the district headquarters hospital. Her condition was stated to be critical.

Police arrested Suresh and started investigation into the incident.