Bargarh: An unidentified miscreant shot dead a youth near BJP office in Bhatli block of Bargarh district on Friday night.
The victim, identified as Bulu Satnami (18), was rushed to the district headquarters hospital sustaining bullet injury. Later, he was shifted to VIMSAR in Burla after his condition deteriorated. However, he succumbed to his injuries on the way to the hospital.
According to reports, Bulu had gone to the party office with his friends for some work when an unidentified man opened fire one round of bullet. The bullet pierced his head and the victim collapsed there. The miscreant fled the spot immediately after committing the crime.
Bulu was rescued by the locals and rushed to the hospital.
Meanwhile, police are interrogating three persons detaining at police station. It is suspected to be the fallout of an old enmity.
Raids are being conducted by police at different places in the district to nab the miscreant.