Angul: A blood-soaked body of a youth has been found lying in the middle of the road in the Angul district.
The deceased has been identified as Sagar Pradhan.
Reportedly, the incident took place while he went to watch Meru Jatra. The Jatra was taking place 200mts away from Durgapur village under Jarapada police limits. Sagar was allegedly attacked by a youth identified as Govinda Pradhan.
It has been learnt that Pradhan attacked him with a sharp weapon due to an altercation between both of them.
On getting the information, Jarapada police arrived at the spot and recovered the body. A manhunt has also been initiated to trace Pradhan as he has eloped. The cops have also seized the weapon used for the murder from the crime spot.