Dhenkanal: A youth was brutally killed with throat slit inside his rented house at Pattanaik Sahi in Minabazaar in Dhenkanal Town. The reason behind attack was unknown.
The deceased was identified as Mantu Patra. He was the owner of Jagannath jewellery shop.
Sources said miscreants attacked Patra with sharp weapon and slit his throat resulting in his death on the spot. Patra was taking rest having his lunch in his house when miscreants attacked him. Hearing him screaming, his family members who were in another room rushed to Patra and found him lying in a pool of blood.
Meanwhile, police rushed to the spot and recovered the body and sent it for post-mortem. Investigation is on.