Youth killed in group clash during Ganesh idol immersion

Bolangir: A youth was killed while another sustained critical injuries after a clash erupted between two groups during Ganesh idol immersion ceremony in Titlagarh on Saturday evening.

The deceased has been identified as Bulu Hati of Adibasipara of the town. The injured, Rohit Bag, is currently undergoing treatment at Titlagarh Hospital.

As per reports, an altercation ensued between two groups during the immersion procession near Sashtri Chhak in the town and soon the situation turned worse as both the groups engaged in violent clash leading to death of Bulu.

Later, some locals and supporters of Bulu placed his body in front of the local police station and staged demonstration demanding a high-level probe into the incident and immediate arrest of the accused involved.

Meanwhile, police have detained a youth in connection with the incident.

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