Youth killed, another hurt in group clash in Titlagarh


Bolangir: A youth was killed while another sustained critical injuries in a clash between two groups of the locality during Ganesh idol immersion in Titlagarh last night. The deceased was identified as Bulu Hati of Adibasipara.

According to reports, last night two groups had a verbal altercation over the immersion of Lord Ganesh idol near Sashtri Chhak. However, it took an ugly turn when both the groups entered into a violent clash.

Following the clash, Hati died in the attack while another person identified as Rohit Bag sustained critical injuries and was rushed to Titlagarh Hospital.

In the meanwhile, some locals placed the deceased’s body in front of local police station demanding a probe into the incident.

Police has detained a youth for interrogation in connection with the incident., said a source.

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