Berhampur, Jan 20: A former block chairman of Beguniapada in Ganjam district was shot dead by some bike-borne unidentified miscreants here on Wednesday.
According to reports, the miscreants opened fire at the former block chairman Debaraj Sahoo at Sumandal Chhak here.
Following which he fell on the spot and succumbed to the bullet injuries on the spot.
The police reached the spot and started investigation.
It is suspected that Sahoo was killed over past enmity.
Recently, BJP leader and former Mahanga Block chairman Kuilamani Baral and his associate were killed by a group of miscreants on Nrutanga canal under Mahanga police limits in Cuttack district.