Cuttack: Unidentified miscreants hacked a man to death today in Ghatkul area under Madhupatna police limits here in the city.
The victim has been identified as Basant Dora of Bamphi Sahi area.
The deceased was spotted lying in a pool of blood by locals following which they called up police.
The victim was found struck on the head with a sharp weapon. A bike and a mobile phone were also found near the body.
Madhupatna Police reached the spot and sent the body for post-mortem and started an investigation. Four persons have been detained by police on suspicion and probe is going on.