Berhampur: A man surrendered himself before police on Tuesday evening claiming to have killed a youth at Harijan Sahi under Patrapur block in Ganjam district.
The accused was identified as Surat Nimei while the deceased was identified as Rajat Nayak.
The accused last night visited the police station informing them of committing murder.
According to police, last night the accused attacked the deceased over a past dispute when the victim was sitting outside of his house. Soon after killing Rajat, Surat rushed to the police station and confessed to the murder. Police arrested him recording his statement.
According to sources, Surat had earlier tried to kill the victim and his father, following which he was forwarded to jail before.