Odisha Sun Times Bureau
Salepur, Jun 25:

In a tragic incident, a bike-borne youth was killed as a bus hit the two-wheeler at Machua Chhak in Salepur of Odisha’s Cuttack district. The deceased was identified as Rudra Prasad Das of Sapanpur area.


According to reports, the bus, which was on the way to Cuttack from Kendrapada, ran over the bike at Machua Chhak resulting in death of the youth on the spot.

Tension gripped the area following the incident as irate locals blocked Cuttack-Chandbali road demanding compensation to the family of the deceased. As a result of the blockade, many vehicles remained stranded on both sides of the road.

The blockade was withdrawn after police officials reached the spot and pacified the locals.