Man axes younger brother to death over property dispute
Keonjhar: Tension ran high in Rebana Sahi of Raghapur village under Daitari police limits in Keonjhar district today after a man hacked his younger brother over the partition of property.
The deceased had been identified as Repa Murmu of the same locality.
As per the report, a verbal duel erupted between Repa and his younger brother Karan this morning as the latter demanded his share on a house which had been built by his elder brother. As Repa rejected the demand outrightly the argument escalated further and he took out an axe to hack his younger brother to death.
Daitari police rushed to the spot after getting intimation on the killing from the family of the deceased and arrested the accused.
The body of the deceased has been rushed for an autopsy to a nearby hospital and an investigation is underway.