Mayurbhanj: A 45-year-old man was beaten to death by his brother-in-law and nephew over a land-related dispute at Dangapani village under Gorumahisani police limits in Mayurbhanj district.
The deceased was identified as Sumadi Nayak of the same village.
According to sources, the accused were identified as Kuanra Nayak and his son Duka Nayak. Last night at around 11 pm, Sumadi was at his home when the father-son duo attacked him with wodden planks killing him on the spot.
On being informed, police along with a scientific team reached the spot and seized the body for post-mortem. Meanwhile, the police have detained the accused persons for interrogation.
While the police is yet to ascertain the actual cause of the murder, it is suspected that Sumadi was beaten to death over land dispute.