Khurdha: A crusher owner was stoned to death by miscreants at Dadhimachhgadia under Sadar police limits in the district last night.
The deceased Sujit Biswal was returning home with his friend Santosh Pradhan on a bike. A car coming from the opposite site hit them on the way and they fell down.
Later the miscreants attacked Biswal with a stone leaving him critically injured while Santosh managed to escape. Local people found Biswal lying in a pool of blood on the road. They rushed him to Khurdha district headquarters hospital where doctors declared him dead.
Police suspect previous enmity as the reason behind the crime. A case has been registered in this regard and investigation is on, police said.