Bhubaneswar: In a barbaric incident, a tribal youth was stoned to death by miscreants following a brief argument at Sanagochha chhak under Sorada police station in Ganjam district last night.
The deceased was identified as Benudhar Mallick of D Balapanka village.
According to reports, some youths quarrelled with Benudhar over some issue while he was returning home from nearby Sanagochha. The miscreants also dumped his body in an abandoned well.
While past rivalry is believed to have lead to the incident, the Sorada police have reached the spot and started investigation.