Rourkela: A well-known hotelier of Steel City succumbed to his injuries in the wee hours today while undergoing treatment.
Sajjan Mittal was attacked by unknown miscreants near DAV lane while he was returning home late last night.
A profusely bleeding Mittal, the owner of Hotel Basera, was rushed to IGH here. However, he breathed his last while undergoing treatment. The attending doctors pronounced him dead at around 3 am.
Brain hemorrhage and excessive blood loss is said to be the reason behind his death. Post mortem report would shed light on the reason of death; whether he was hit on head or was also shot.
Plant Site police are investigating into the incident.
Sources said business rivalry could be one of the reasons behind the attack.