Man Shot Dead by Brother-In-Law in Gajapati Forest During Hunting

Bhubaneswar: A man died after being shot at allegedly by his brother-in-law while both had gone to poach wild animals in the forest near Bhaliagani village within Mohana police station limits of Gajapati district.

The deceased man has been identified as Kailash Nayak.

According to sources, the incident took place Saturday, while Kailash and his brother-in-law were hunting wild animals and a bullet hit Kailash killing him on the spot.

Reportedly, police have seized the body and sent it for post-mortem. Also, the police have detained the deceased’s brother-in-law, suspected of opening fire on Kailash.

Police have started investigating the incident to ascertain whether it is a case of murder or an accident, sources added.

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