Boudh: A man was allegedly hacked to death by his elder brother over property dispute at Jiral village in Pitambar panchayat under Purunakatak police limits in Boudh district last night.
The deceased was identified as Bibhishan Swain of Jiral village.
According to sources, the incident occurred last night when Bibhishan called his elder brother Anand for a discussion regarding property issue. During discussion an argument erupted between Bibhishan and his elder brother Anand. The argument turned ugly and in a fit of rage, Anand attacked Bibhishan with an axe. Bibhishan’s daughter Laxmi was also injured trying to save his father.
the father-daughter duo was rushed to the nearby hospital in critical condition, where Bibhishan succumbed to his injuries while undergoing treatment.
The police suspect that the incident might be the fallout of past enmity. Further investigation is underway to nab the culprits.