Post-poll violence: 1 killed, 3 injured

Berhampur: One person died and another three were injured, one critically, in village Dayapali under Hinjlikatu police station in Ganjam district in a post- panchayt poll clash between workers of two different political parties. The deceased was identified as S Pitambar.

The trouble which ensued between the two groups on Monday evening took a violent turn this morning. One group started attacking the rival group workers with swords resulting in the death of S Pitambar. Male members of both the political parties have deserted the village apprehending police action. One platoon of police forces have been p[osted in the village to maintain law and order.