Bolangir, Dec 13 (LocalWire) A labourer succumbed to his critical injuries after being allegedly beaten up for being late at work, said police on Thursday.
According to police, Dumerpadar village resident Jagdish Mirdha had taken an advance of Rs 1.3 lakh to work for contractor Bhagwan Bariha and Shanti Bariha of Patamunda village.
However, he allegedly kept them waiting and did not join work for days.
“Bhagwan and Shanti beat him up on Monday. A critical Jagdish was admitted to Government Medical College & Hospital in Bolangir. He died on Wednesday,” said his son Bharat Mirdha.