Bhubaneswar: In a firing by miscreants a man was shot dead here in the district in Pichukuli area in Khurda district on Monday. The deceased was the brother of Nayagarh Supply Inspector Rachita Panda.
Rachita was plying from Bhubaneswar to Nayagarh with her brother Sanjay Panda when miscreants fires at them near a paint factory in the area. While Sanjay succumbed to death on the spot, Rachita escaped with minor injuries. With information police immediately rushed to the spot and took them to the district headquarter hospital for autopsy.
As per sources, due to some conflicts between Rachita and her husband Sunil Parida, the duo were staying separately since last few months. Rachita has claimed that Sunil along with his other mates has fired on them. On the basis of Rachita’s statement, Nayagarh SP has started investigation to nab Sunil who is absconding as of now.