Sanakhemundi, May 23: A man stabbed his kith to death over hand loan in Badadumula village under Digapahandi police limita in Ganjam district.
The deceased has been identified as Kuna Moharana and the accused is Jagannath Moharana.
As per the Inspector In-Charge of Digapahandi Basanta Sethy, Jagannath and Kuna are sons-in-law of Dinabandhu Moharana, a native of Badadumula. They were at Badadumula to attend the 11day ritual of Dinabndhu.
However, an oral spat broke between Jagannath and Kuna over a hand loan worth 1.lakh. Later, the spat went violent and Jagannath stabbed Kuna with a knife. As a result Kuna died at the spot.
Being informed by locals, police rushed at the spot and arrested the accused while the body was sent for an autopsy. A case has been registered and further inquiry is on, said the investigating police officer.