Baripada: A youth was allegedly stoned to death at Patasahi village under Sarat police limits in Mayurbhanj district last night over a suspected land dispute.
The deceased, identified as Jagannath Khandual, hailed from Badasola Sahi in the village.
According to sources, there has been a dispute between Jagannath and his neighbours over a piece of land for the last two years.
If sources are to be believed, four villagers attacked Jagannath and hitting his head with a piece of stone, killing him on the spot.
On being intimated, police reached the village this morning and launched a probe.
As per available information, police detained four persons for interrogation in connection with the incident. The four suspects, under detention, have been identified as Bhima Singh, Bira Singh, Garida Singh, and Rama Singh, all residents of the same village.