Patkura: A 20-year-old youth died after being allegedly attacked by his rival, who had invited him to attend his daughter’s birthday party at Dhumatamatha Sahi under Nirikai police limits in Kendrapara district.
The deceased has been identified as Santosh Malick of the same village.
According to an FIR filed the deceased’s family members, Sunakar of the same village had a quarrel with Santosh over some issue and Sunkar was searching the right time to teach him a lesson.
Sunakar had invited Santosh to attend the birthday party of her daughter. Soon after Santosh finished having food at the party, Sunakar attacked him with a wooden plank injuring him critically, the complaint further stated.
Santosh was initially rushed to Kendrapara Hospital and later to SCB Medical College and Hospital (SCBMCH) where is succumbed to his injuries today.
On the basis of a complaint filed by the deceased’s mother, police have registered a case and launched a probe into the incident. The accused is at large and efforts are on the nab him, source in the police said.