Bhubaneswar: An incident of deteriorating law and order has come to the fore a youth was shot dead by miscreants at Madhuapalli Baradalia Thakurani road under the Baidyaswar police limits under Banki area in Cuttack district late on Friday night.
The deceased was identified as Arjun Baliarsingh of Manipur village under Fategarh police limits in Nayagarh district.
Locals first rushed Arjun to a local hospital. He was shifted to the Khordah District District Headquarters Hospital as his condition deteriorated, where he was declared dead.
It is not clear as to how many persons had come and fired at Arjun before fleeing from the spot. It is suspected that past enmity might have led to the mishap.