Ganjam : A man was killed after being shot by unidentified miscreants near Aska college chhak in Ganjam district last night.
The deceased was identified as Sadananda alias Bahana Lenka (50) who is the brother of sarapancha Arbinda Lenka of Kharia Panchayat.
According to reports, the mishap took place when he was returning to home from Aska. Two unidentified miscreants shot at him. As a result, Sadananda sustained bullet injuries on his head and rushed to Aska medical where he declared dead by doctor.
Through the exact reason behind the incident has not yet been known, past rivalry is suspected to be the reason.
On being informed, police reached the spot and started investigation.