Youth attacked over past rivalry
Kendrapara: A youth was allegedly attacked over suspected past rivalry at Nimpur market in Pattamundai in Kendrapara district last night.
The injured is currently undergoing treatment at the SCB Medical College and Hospital in Cuttack.
According to sources, the incident occurred last night when the youth was at home. Some culprits barged into his house and attacked him with sharp weapons. After committing the crime the accused torched his vehicle, sources said.
He was rescued and rushed to SCB Medical College and Hospital in Cuttack for treatment.
Police reached the spot and launched a probe into the matter. Efforts are on to nab the culprits.
While the cause behind the attack of the youth is yet to be ascertained, it is suspected that the attack was a fallout of past rivalry.