Sambalpur: A man hacked his younger brother to death over some petty issue at Bamandagarh village under Jamankira block in Sambalpur district.
The accused has been identified as Karampal Singh.
Reportedly, the incident took place on Friday when Karampal’s younger brother Dharampal (48), who was absconding from around 10-12 years after killing his wife, returned home inebriated condition. Later, an argument ensued between the duo over some issues.
Irked over the matter, Karampal shot his younger brother Dharampal and then hacked him to death with an axe.
Due to lack of mobile networks, the villagers were unable to inform the police about the matter. However, police reached the spot and launched a probe in this regard.
The cops also seized an axe, a country-made gun, and Machete used in crime and also detained the accused for questioning.