Bhubaneswar: In a barbaric incident, a person was mercilessly beaten to death and two others of his family sustained critical injuries after being attacked by their neighbours at Jagannathpur Patna village under the Raghunathpur police station in Jagatsinghpur district last night.
The police have detained a person and are interrogating him in this connection.
The deceased was identified as Indramani Sethi of Patna village.
According to reports, Indramani’s family and his neighbour Surendra Sethi’s family had a dispute over a piece of land for long. They had a quarrel on Sunday evening. But later, while Indramani and his family members were sleeping, Surendra’s family members attacked them with sticks all of a sudden. Three of the Indramani’s family were injured. They were all rushed to a hospital. Indramani succumbed to his head injuries in the hospital.
On being informed, the Raghunathpur police rushed to the spot and detained a person of Surendra’s family.