Youth shot dead over past enmity

Khurda, Mar 31: Tension ran high in Badapokharia village of the district on Friday following the murder of a youth allegedly over past rivalry.

According to reports, miscreants shot one Chitrasen Jena dead late on Thursday night and fled the spot.

Though, the exact reason behind the murder of Jena is yet to be known, family members of the deceased alleged that he has been murdered over past enmity.

Protesting the murder of the youth and demanding immediate arrest of the miscreants, locals staged a demonstration in the area.

Nirakarpur police rushed to the spot and recovered Jena’s body and motorbike. Besides, it has launched an investigation into crime.