2 arrested in youth murder case in Puri

Puri: Two persons were arrested in connection with murder of a youth in Uttarakana village under Puri Sadar police limits of Odisha on Sunday.

The family members of the deceased have alleged that three persons from the village killed the victim over previous enmity.

The deceased was identified as Meru Pradhan of Uttarakana village.

Source said the crime was committed when Pradhan was on his way in a motorcycle to home at around 6.40 pm on Saturday. After murdering Pradhan, the miscreants threw the body on the side of the road.