Jharsuguda: A youth was murdered with his throat slit in Ganganagar area under Brajrajnagar police limits in Jharsuguda district.
The deceased was identified as Ajay Kumar Pradhan.
According to sources, the incident took place after Ajay engaged himself in an argument with another youth. However, the situation turned ugly after the youth slashed Ajay’s throat with a sharp weapon before fleeing the spot.
Ajay’s family members rushed to his help and took him to a nearby hospital but doctors declared him “brought dead”.
On being informed, police reached the spot and initiated a probe into the matter.