Man dies in mishap, locals block road for compensation


Nayagarh: Tension erupted at Nayagarh-Ranpur road on Tuesday as locals blocked the route demanding compensation for the family of a person who died in an accident last night.

Jogi Palei, a resident of Kestapada, met with an accident on Nayagarh-Ranpur road late last night when he was on his way back home. Jogi’s body was recovered from a drain on Tuesday morning.

After the recovery of the body, the irate residents staged a road blockade by burning tyres and demanded immediate compensation for the deceased’s family.

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