Shocking! Youth stoned to death on busy road in Odisha Capital

Bhubaneswar: A youth was murdered on a busy road of Bhubaneswar city today evening.

Following an altercation, a miscreant stoned the youth to death in Bapujinagar on the roadside of Sishu Bhawan Chhak-Rajmahal Square stretch of the city, said an eyewitness. The incident occurred at around 6 PM.

The eyewitness added the spot has been blood-stained and the body of youth was lying near a large cement brick. Though the stretch is crowded on any other day, due to rain there was less traffic on the road today.

After receiving information, the Capital Police Station personnel reached the spot and detained the accused.

The identity of the body is yet to be established. The police have sent the body to Capital Hospital for post mortem.

A police official said the accused, Narayan Sahu from Laxmipur in Koraput district, and the deceased were staying on footpaths. They were daily labourers.

The police official further informed during questioning the accused revealed the victim’s name was Trinath.

Investigations into the case is on, the police official added.

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