Man hacked to death over land dispute in Odisha’s Mayurbhanj

Baripada: A man was allegedly hacked to death over land dispute at Nada village under Mahuldiha police limits in Odisha’s Mayurbhanj district.

The deceased has been identified as Narayan Patra (50) of the village.

According to reports, a land dispute was prevailing between Narayan and Gajendra Patra. It took an ugly turn as Gajendra and his two sons attacked Narayan with axe, killing him on the spot.

While Gajendra’s two sons absconded after the incident, Gajendra was detained by police for questioning. Cops have seized the body and sent it for post-mortem. Efforts are on to apprehend the absconders, police sources said.

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