Sambalpur: Unidentified miscreants allegedly killed an ex-sarpanch of Salebhata panchayat under Nakatideula police limits in Sambalpur district last night.
The deceased was identified as Parsuram Pradhan.
The incident occurred when Parsuram was on his way to his house last night. Meanwhile, about four miscreants waylaid Parsuram and attacked him with a sharp weapon.
Parsuram was initially rushed to Nakatideula hospital in critical condition. Later, he was referred to Burla hospital as his condition deteriorated where he was declared brought dead.
A case has been registered with Nakatideula police in this regard. A probe has been launched to nab the culprits. His family members have alleged that he was murdered over past enmity.