Soro, Apr 17: A man was allegedly beaten to death by his brother-in-law at Kudei area under Soro police limits in Balasore district last night, police said today.
The deceased has been identified as Sanjay Pradhan.
According to the police report, a spat broke out between Sanjay and his wife last night following which his wife called her brother to solve the dispute. After reaching at the spot the accused, Jaga thrashed Sanjay ruthlessly with a bamboo stick. Subsequently, Sanjay succumbed to the injuries at the spot.
On being informed, the police reached the spot and sent the body for post-mortem. The accused has also been detained by the police for further investigation.