Jharsuguda: A contractor was stoned to death over a suspected monetary dispute in Ekatali under Jharsuguda police limits here on Monday.
The deceased was identified as Fasidul Rehman (32) of Murshidabad in West Bengal.
On being informed about the incident, BTM police along with the scientific team reached the spot and launched a probe into the incident.
According to police, Rehman along with seven other labourers was staying at the rented house in Ekatali. While five had moved on to another place, two others were residing with the contractor.
An argument had ensued between the labourers and the contractor over some monetary issue which might have led to the brutal murder, it is suspected.
Reportedly, the police have seized the body and sent to the local hospital for post-mortem.