**Berhampur: ** In a gruesome incident, a man named Sibaram Pradhan (46) was beaten mercilessly by some labourers which led to his death as he was rushed to the MKCG Hospital.
This incident occurred in Khadali Nuapalli village under Polasara police limits.
Notably, Sibaram, hailing from Bhanjanagar, was a supervisor in a private construction company. He had some work in Khadali Nuapalli village. According to sources, he had illicit relationship with a woman labourer which irked the fellow labourers. They had demanded the wages from the supervisor which turned into a heated argument, following which some labourers thrashed him black and blue.
The injured supervisor was rushed to MKCG hospital where he succumbed to his injuries.
The police is investigating the case and suspects the illicit relationship as the main cause behind this incident.
“Sibaram was working in Saarthi Constructions. He allegedly had an illicit relationship which angered some youth, who assaulted him last evening with sticks. He sustained a head injury which proved to be life-threatening. We are trying to pin down the accused persons,” said Tapaswini Kanwar, IIC, Polasara PS.