Bhubaneswar: A sweet stall owner was hacked to death alleged over business rivalry at Samantarapur area in Bhubaneswar today.
The deceased was identified as Prabhakar Sahu alias Jambu, an owner of a sweet stall at Samantarapur.
The incident took place at Samantarapur Square in broad daylight.
As per preliminary information, another sweet stall owner identified as Balaram Behera hacked Jambu to death on the busy road over business rivalry.
The incident sent shockwave at the locality raising questions on law and order situation in the State capital.
Following the incident, the irate locals staged road blockade on Samantarapur-Puri road by burning tyres to disrupt vehicular movement. They demanded immediate arrest of the culprit in the murder case.