Odishatv Bureau

Puri: A man was found murdered by unidentified miscreants at Koilada square on Puri-Brahmagiri road in the district on Monday night.

The deceased, identified as Biswa Ranjan Mohanty alias Kalia of Khadipada village, has severe injury marks on hands and neck. Police suspected the miscreants threw the body on road after hacking him to death.

Family members said Kalia had a dispute with some people. He had not returned to home since last Sunday.

Local residents and relatives found his body lying in a pool of blood on the road. They informed the Puri Sadar police who reached the spot in the morning and seized the body.

"We received a call about the incident in the morning and reached the spot. Miscreants hacked him to death outside the village and threw the body here. They have also taken two finger rings from him. The bike has been seized by police," father of the deceased said.