Youth shot dead by robbers in Keonjhar

Keonjhar: A youth was allegedly shot dead on Friday by robbers in Joda here. The deceased has been identified as Shantanu Parida alias Mitu.
According to reports, unknown robbers on, March 26, had robbed mobile phone dealer Subodh Mahakud of Rs 2.5 lakh and mobile phones in Jurudi. While the robbers were at large since then, they were spotted by Subodh at Dharanidhar Square in Joda on Friday.
Subodh then immediately alerted Joda police but tried to nab the robbers along with his two other friends thereby jeopardizing everyone’s life.
On seeing this, the robbers fired at Subodh and his friends. While two of them escaped unhurt, Shantanu, Subodh’s friend, sustained bullet injuries.
Shantnanu was rushed to hospital immediately for medical assistance but he was declared dead on arrival.