Baliguda, Sept 17: A businessman was shot dead over suspected past rivalry at Rebingia under Barakhama police outpost in Baliguda in Kandhamal district.
The deceased has been identified as Nabaghana Sahoo of Bazar Sahi.
Sources said, the accused entered Sahoo’s house at around 8 pm and opened fire on him. Following this, Sahoo sustained bullet injuries on his chest.
He was rushed to Barakhama hospital, but the doctor declared him dead.
Prima facie, the incident was a fall out of past enmity.
Investigation is on.