Pradeep Pattanayak

A youth was allegedly beaten to death at Buguda village under Daspalla police limits in Nayagarh district on Thursday evening. 

The deceased has been identified as Saroj Bisi. 

According to sources, Saroj had a heated argument with some youths of nearby Banka Taila village during Holi celebrations. Later, he returned home. 

It was when Saroj was sleeping alone in his home that some youths from Banka Taila village entered his house and started beating him. 

They continued to beat him till they were sure that he was dead. After committing the crime, they left the place. 

On being informed, a team from Daspalla Police Station along with a scientific team reached the spot. The police recovered the body and sent it for post-mortem and have launched a detailed probe into the case. 
While the crime sent shivers down the village, the family members of the deceased demanded justice.