Sambalpur: Panic gripped Kutisingha village under Naktideula police station limits after a man was shot dead by his younger brother this morning.
Reports said altercation ensued between Birabara Munda and his younger brother Dhira Munda after a calf of the former ate paddy from a paddy stack of the latter. Enraged, Dhira opened fire at Birabara killing him on the spot.
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Following information, police rushed to the village and seized a country-made gun from the spot. Police later sent the body for post mortem.
Efforts are on to nab the absconding accused, police said.