Man shot dead by unidentified miscreants in Odisha

Cuttack: A man was shot dead by unidentified assailants near Madhupalli under Baidyapur Police Station in the district late last night.

The deceased Arjun Baliarsingh, who is suspected to be murdered over past enmity, was a resident of Manipur village under Fatehgarh police limits of Nayagarh district.

As per reports, some bike-borne miscreants allegedly took Baliarsingh from his house at Manipur and shot him dead near Baradalia at Madhupalli before leaving the spot.

On getting information, police rescued Baliarsingh and admitted him to Kalapathara hospital. Later, he was shifted to Khurda hospital after his condition deteriorated but doctor declared him brought dead.

Fatehgarh PS IIC Girija Nandan Patnaik informed that police investigation is underway to nab the culprits.