Man shot by masked miscreants in Jeypore

Jeypore: A man was critically injured after being shot at by unidentified miscreants  at Hatapada in Dandabadi under Boipariguda block of Koraput district today.

As per reports, two masked miscreants arrived on two bikes and fired two rounds on the man before fleeing from the spot.

The injured identified as Anand Nayak sustained bullet injuries on his stomach. He was first rushed to Ramagiri Primary Health Centre (PHC) and later shifted to a private hospital in Boipariguda after his condition deteriorated.

Previous enmity is suspected to be the reason behind the firing.  A political motive behind the attack is also speculated since Nayak’s wife is the Naib Sarpanch of Ramagiri panchayat.

Police suspect the involvement of Maoists in the incident. A probe has been initiated to find out the motive behind the attack and nab the culprits.