Dhaba Owner stoned to death; police begin probe

Jharsuguda: Police today recovered the body of a man from inside a Dhaba along NH-49 near Kanaktora under Lakjanpur block of the district. The deceased, has been identified as  Rajesh Sahu- the owner of the Dhaba.

As per sources, his wife, who had carried breakfast for him spotted his body lying in a pool of blood inside the Dhaba.

“Rajesh had gone to sleep in his Dhaba last night. When his wife came to give him breakfast this morning, she found the door locked from outside. She later broke open the door and found Rajesh lying in a pool of blood on the floor,” said a local.

Prima facie it appears that Rajesh was stoned to death, informed the police team that rushed to the spot after receiving information about the incident.

“The body has been sent for post mortem. We have begun investigation into the incident. The accused will be nabbed soon,” said a police official.