Bhubaneswar: In a barbaric incident, a jewellery trader was hacked to death over a silly matter at Ranakotha chhak under Bhogarai police limits in Balasore district this morning.
The deceased was identified as Harishchandra Kamila of Singla police station area in the district.
According to reports, Kamila and the accused had a quarrel over some matter. Following this, the accused attacked Kamila with a sharp weapon.
The Singla police have started conducting investigation into the matter, said reports.