Bhubaneswar: In a barbaric incident, a youth was allegedly stoned to death by some miscreants at Brajanagar under Brahmapur Sadar police station early this morning.
The deceased was identified as Pradeep Behera of the locality. There are many criminal cases pending against Pradeep at various police stations in Brahmapur. Earlier, the police had arrested Pradeep in a firing case.
The body has several injury marks. Hence, it is suspected that Pradeep has been stoned to death by some miscreants. Family members have also made an allegation in this regard. Past rivalry is suspected to be the reason behind the incident.
The police have recovered the body and started further investigation.