Kendrapada: A physically challenged person belonging to Khasadi village under Kendrapada Sadar police limits was beaten to death on Sunday morning. The incident was carried out by a group of miscreants known to the deceased, Ekadashi Swain, his family members.
Swain was working with a private firm in Delhi and had come home due to the lockdown situation. When he returned from a field, Swain’s cousin allegedly attacked him with a wooden plank.
The man sustained serious head injuries and was rushed to the local hospital where he succumbed. Local police have registered a case and started investigating the matter. A land dispute is stated to be the trigger behind the crime.