Puri: Man stoned to death, three detained


Puri: A man was allegedly stoned to death at Rengala village under Delang police limits in Puri district late last night.

The deceased was identified as Kashinath Mohapatra of the same locality.

According to sources, the incident took place on Friday night while Kashinath went to attend a wedding reception at Rengala village.

During the wedding ceremony, an altercation ensued between two groups. The fight took a violent turn and the intoxicated men allegedly stoned Kashinath to death.

On being informed, police reached the spot and seized the body for post mortem. The cops have also detained three persons in connection with the incident, sources said.

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