Bolangir: A man was charred to death after fire broke out in his shop near Law College here under Town police station in the district.
The deceased was identified as Suraj Kheti of Malpada.
Kheti had a tea stall near the Law College. He had slept in the stall on Tuesday night when the mishap occurred.
Meanwhile, the victim’s family alleged that he was murdered over past enmity.
Though the exact reason behind the death is yet to ascertained, police started an investigation to unearth the matter.