Jharsuguda: A youth died after being thrashed with a wooden stick by another youth at Khamarpada in Gumadera village under Belpahar block of Jharsuguda district on Wednesday night.
Reportedly, the deceased Manoj Biswal (30) was returning home last night when an argument broke out between him and another youth of the village identified as Pramod. As the argument escalated, Pramod attacked Manoj with a wooden stick.
After thrashing Manoj repeatedly, Pramod left the spot. Manoj was later rushed to the nearest hospital where he was declared dead. Meanwhile, police have detained Pramod and have initiated a probe into the incident.