Man Thrashed To Death Over Land Dispute In Jajpur

Jajpur: A man was allegedly beaten to death by a group of villagers over a land dispute at Sahaspur village under Jajpur Sadar police limits, today.

The deceased has been identified as Prashant Kumar Jena.

As per reports, a land dispute had prevailed between Prashant and some of the villagers. The issue was resolved at the police station around two months ago.

Reportedly, the incident took place while Prashant had gone to attend nature’s call. Meanwhile, the villagers attacked Prashant. Later, Prashant’s family members rescued and immediately rushed him to the District Headquarters Hospital (DHH). However, doctors declared him ‘brought dead’.

On being informed, police reached the spot and recovered the body for post-mortem. An investigation has been initiated in this regard.

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