Baripada: A youth was allegedly stoned to death over land issue at Patasahi village under Sarat police limits in Mayurbhanj district last night. However, police today detained four persons in connection with the incident.
The deceased has been identified as Jagannath Khanduala of Badasola Sahi in the village.
Sources said there has been a dispute between Jagannath and his neighboures over land issue for the last two years. Last night, four fellow villagers allegedly killed Jagannath by hitting his head with a stone.
On receiving information, police reached the spot this morning and began an investigation. The cops also detained four persons- Bhima Singh,Garida Singh, Bira Singh and Rama Singh- today and are interrogating them.