Bhubaneswar: Nayapalli Police arrested one Tukuna Behera of Purushottampur area of Ganjam district for stoning his friend to death. He has been forwarded to court on Thursday, the police said.
When asked, the officer in charge, Arun Kumar Swain said the matter is being investigated. Reports said Banu Sabar of Badachana area and Tukuna were staying at NABARD Basti region and were working as labourers.
On May 4, the duo was engaged in a wordy duel and attacked each other. Both ran towards Health Village hospital and subsequently Tukuna thrashed Banu mercilessly and allegedly stoned him to death.
The Commmissionerate Police was informed of the gruesome matter on May 5.