Jatra Organiser Attacked Over Past Enmity In Bhadrak
Bhadrak: A Jatra troupe organiser sustained critical injuries after being stabbed by a youth over suspected past enmity at Charampa in Bhadrak district on Wednesday.
The victim has been identified as Jitu Padhiari.
According to sources, the accused attacked Padhiari with a knife while a play was underway in the village late night yesterday.
Soon after the incident Padhiari was rushed to a nearby hospital and then shifted to SCB Medical College & Hospital in Cuttack where he is currently undergoing treatment.
Meanwhile, police have launched a manhunt to nab the accused who is reportedly absconding after the incident.