Kandhamal, Feb 9: A youth was allegedly chased and hacked to death at Paburia under Sarangagada police limits in the district last night.
The deceased has been identified as Sachidananda Nayak. As per reports, the body of the deceased was found abandoned for more than 12 hours as the family members denied to receive the body. Nayak’s palms were severed while he also sustained severe injury on his head.
Tension prevailed in the area after locals staged a demonstration demanding immediate arrest of the accused involved in the crime. Senior police officials rushed to the spot and have brought the situation under control. Police have started an investigation into the incident.