Bhubaneswar, Mar 7: The Commissionerate Police today arrested two persons for allegedly killing a youth at CRP Square in broad daylight on Saturday.
The accused have been identified as Sagar Prusty and Sudhir Prusty.
The city police also arrested five persons for thrashing the two accused and ransacking the PCR van, informed Bhubaneswar DCP Umashankar Dash.
The five were held on the basis of the media reports, the DCP added.
The deceased identified as Tukuna Das of Saliasahi had past enmity with the accused, who attacked him with sharp weapons inside a moving vehicle yesterday.
Local residents spotted the duo attacking Tukuna with a sharp weapon near VIP Colony area. Though they immediately rushed to his rescue, he succumbed to his injuries on the spot.
The locals then attacked Sagar and Sudhir and vandalized the vehicle before the police arrived on the spot.