Jharsuguda: A 55-year-old man was hacked to death by unidentified miscreants at Vedanta rehabilitated colony near Brundamal under Badamal police limits on Saturday evening.
The deceased was identified as Bisikesana Rohidas.
According to sources, Rohidas was attacked with a sharp weapon when other family members were away. Later, some relatives found him lying in a pool of blood and rushed him to the district headquarters hospital. However, doctors pronounced him brought dead.
On being informed, police reached the crime scene and launched a probe into the incident. However, the motive behind the attack is yet to be ascertained.