Youth stoned to death in Odisha’s Berhampur
Berhampur: Sadar Police recovered a body of a youth in a pool of blood at roadside of third lane in Brajrajnagar here in Odisha on Wednesday morning.
The deceased has been identified as Pradeep Behera of Brajrajnagar under Sadar police limits in the city.
According to reports, Pradeep had left home last evening and didn’t return. Local residents found the body lying in a pool of blood this morning and called the police.
As per the preliminary investigation, Pradeep was stoned to death by some unidentified persons. Police also suspected that the murder was a fallout of past enmity.
Police said, a case has been registered in this connection and the body was sent for autopsy test.
Pradeep was earlier attacked in a firing incident, police added saying that several criminal cases are pending against him at different police stations in the city.