Bhadrak: One Dayanidhi Tripathy was allegedly murdered by his elder brother following a heated argument today afternoon. The incident took place at Sadeipada village under Basudevur police limits.
The accused sibiling Satyabrata Tripathy has surrendered before Basudevpur police following the incident. The police registered a case and arrested the accused. The murder weapon, a machete, has been seized.
According to the neighbours, the two brothers lived together in one house. They used to have scuffles on regular occasions. However, today’s fight turned violent. Satyabrata attacked his younger brother with a machete and wounded the latter grievously.
He was killed on the spot. Later, the attacker himself took him to the hospital in an ambulance and surrendered before the police, onlookers said.