Rayagada: A man was hacked to death in his sleep at his house in Kanchanbhata village under the Ambadala police station limit of Raygada district on Tuesday. The victim was identified as Sundarphul Gouda (46).
According to reports, Gouda was sleeping in his house when some miscreant sneaked into the house on Tuesday mid-night and hacked him to death. After hearing Gouda screaming, family members rushed to the spot and found him lying in a pool of blood. Gouda succumbed to death on the spot due to profuse bleeding.
On being informed, Ambadala IIC, Bandana Nayak, including Rayagada SDPO, Chandrashekhar Hota, reached the spot along with the scientific team and launched a probe in this regard.
It is suspected that family enmity might be the reason behind the murder. However, the actual reason behind the murder is yet to be ascertained.