Political Violence In Ganjam, 1 Killed, 1 Injured

**Berhampur: ** In a tragic case of post Panchayat poll violence in Odisha, a villager was killed and one was critically injured here at Rohigaon under Kukudakhandi block in Ganjam district.

The deceased has been identified as Ashok Jena, brother of BJD Kukudakhandi unit president Sanyasi Jena, while his injured companion is identified as Srinibas Swain.

The incident occurred late last (Friday) night when some miscreants attacked the victims with a sword near Nuasahi.

The deceased and his companion were going somewhere when the miscreants attacked them.

Ashok suffered serious injury on his head and was rushed to the MKCG hospital here.

Later, he was transferred to a private hospital in Visakhapatnam where he was declared dead.