Bhubaneswar: A brutal murder was caught on CCTV footage in Balianta area on the city outskirts here.
The victim Pritam Routray was hacked to death in full public glare at Atalagada in Balianta area on the city outskirts.
Though the exact reason behind the death of the youth is yet to be ascertained, the murder suspect has been caught on CCTV installed in the locality.
Sources said the accused and the victim arrived at Atalagada on Friday afternoon. A verbal duel ensued between them over some issues there. Later they reached near the Panchamukhi Apartment. Suddenly, the accused reported to be resident of West Bengal, started attacking Pritam, a resident of Sabarsahi in under Laxmisagar police station, with a sharp weapon.
Pritam died on the spot.
CCTV footage had captured the accused walking with a sharp weapon in his hand. The suspect has been identified and is currently absconding. Police are probing the CCTV footage and registered a case.