Balasore, Sep 21: In a shocking incident, a man allegedly killed his younger brother over land dispute at Nuagon village under Khantapada police limits in the district today.
The deceased has been identified as Ratikant Mallick.
According to sources, a verbal spat broke out between the two brothers over a land dispute.
Later, the verbal fight took an ugly turn after the elder brother, Sashikant Mallick attacked his younger brother and stabbed him with a sharp weapon.
Soon, his family members rushed him to a nearby hospital, however, doctors declared him dead.
On being informed the Gopalpur police outpost personnel reached the village and detained Sashikant.