Kendrapara, Mar 8: In an unfortunate incident, some assailants have allegedly beaten a man to death over some past enmity in the Rajnagar block of Kendrapara district late last night.
The deceased has been identified as Bichitrananda Biswal, a resident of Chandrasekhar village in Rajnagar block.
As per reports, the assailants thrashed Bichitrananda with an iron rod brutally following which he sustained grievous injuries and died on the spot. Later, the assailants fled from the spot.
Being informed, police rushed to the spot and recovered the body. Subsequently, it was sent for post-mortem to a nearby hospital.
Bichitrananda was working as an active member of a political party in the recently concluded three-tier panchayat polls in Odisha. For which, it is suspected that the assailants might have killed him over some political enmity.
Further investigation is underway to ascertain other details and nab the culprits, said a police official.