Dalit man hacked to death

Kendrapara: A 40-year-old Dalit man was hacked to death at a village in Aul area of Odisha’s Kendrapara district, the police said today.

The deceased, identified as Kailash Mallik, was hacked allegedly by fellow villagers in a sudden fit of rage in Khandola village, about 30 km from here, the police said.

The profusely bleeding victim succumbed to injuries before he could be hospitalised, police said.

About six persons allegedly involved in yesterday’s incident have been identified and search is on to arrest them, police said.