Sanjeev Kumar Pradhan

Kendrapara: A youth died after being shot at by miscreants near Kandira village under Rajanagar police limits in Kendrapara district today morning. The deceased has been identified as Kishore Sethi.

According to sources, four youths were consuming liquor in the village when they were opposed by a few villagers. Soon, a scuffle ensued between them and later in a fit of rage, the four miscreants fired few rounds at Sethi in front of his house. Sahu reportedly died on the spot.

While three of them fled the spot, the villagers somehow managed to nab one of the accused. The villagers then thrashed him black and blue and handed him over to the police.

Meanwhile, Rajanagar police has launched a manhunt to nab the absconding while a probe is currently underway.

Further details are awaited.