Elderly man beaten to death over petty issue in Mayurbhanj, accused held

Baripada: An elderly man was beaten to death over a trivial issue in Bhandar Colony Sahi area under Sarat police limits in Mayurbhanj district on Monday.

The deceased has been identified as the resident of the same locality.

As per the report, a dispute occurred between the victim and a group of youth of the locality this morning after he objected tree felling near the village. After the dispute escalated into a heated argument some miscreants attacked him mercilessly with sticks to kill on the spot.

Sarat Police reached the spot post intimation on the murder and took a number of people to custody for questioning.

Body of the deceased was sent for autopsy and a case was lodged.



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