Puri: A youth was allegedly murdered by a group of persons at Kuapada village in Delang area of Odisha’s Puri district this morning.
The deceased, identified as Niranjan Balabantaray, was suspectedly killed over past enmity.
According to reports, Niranjan was attacked by a group of 4-5 persons when the former had gone away from his house to attend nature’s call.
He sustained critical injuries and was admitted to Delang hospital. He was later shifted to Capital Hospital in Bhubaneswar where he succumbed to his injuries while undergoing treatment.
Police have started investigation into the incident. Till last reports came in, no arrests were made in the case.
Cops were also trying to control the situation in the village where tension erupted after the death of Niranjan.