Bhubaneswar: Tension prevailed in Gop-Balighai area in Puri district as locals blocked the road in protest against a fatal accident occurred on the road early this morning.
The deceased was identified as Naku Behera of nearby Netapur village. Naku, a vegetable trader, who was returning home from Puri, was found lying dead on the Gop-Balighai road this morning.
Alleging that Naku died as an unknown vehicle hit him, locals have blocked the road by burning tyres. They demanded adequate compensation for the deceased’s family.
Police have seized the body and started investigation.