Newly married man hacked to death in Ganjam

Ganjam: In a shocking incident, a newly married man was allegedly hacked to death by seven miscreants at Aladi village under Jagannath Prasad Police limits in Ganjam district on Saturday. The deceased has been identified as Dinabandhu Swain.

According to reports, three masked men intercepted Swain when was on his way to the village pond to take a bath on Saturday evening. Later, four other armed miscreants attacked him with sharp weapons.

It is suspected that Swain was brutally murdered by his own relatives over some land dispute. Meanwhile, further investigation in connection with the incident is underway.

“My brother was chased by three miscreants and later they hacked him to death. We do not much about the incident,” said Kartik, a relative of the deceased.