Man Stones Brother To Death Over Family Dispute In Cuttack

Cuttack, June 5: In a shocking incident, a man allegedly bludgeoned his elder brother to death over a family dispute in Rasarshikpur area under Athagarh police station limits in Cuttack district on Sunday afternoon.

The deceased has been identified as Jagannath Pradhan (50).

According to reports, the incident occurred at around 3.45 pm on Sunday when Jagannath was sleeping under a tree near the Saraswati Children’s Temple. His younger brother Tukuna Pradhan arrived at the spot and crushed Jagannath to death with a stone. After the murder, the accused Jagannath to Athagarh Medical Center in an ambulance but the doctors there declared him brought dead.

Meanwhile, the police reached the spot and arrested Tukuna. A further probe is on into the matter as per the CCTV footage, which was installed near the spot, informed Athagarh Sub-Divisional Police Officer (SDPO) Bijay Kumar Bisi.

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