Jagatsinghpur, Jan 2 (LocalWire) A man allegedly murdered his elder brother over a land dispute at Jankoti Patani village in Jagatsinghpur district, said police on Wednesday.
According to police sources, accused Bhramarabar Swain attacked elder brother Chakradhar Swain with a sharp weapon during an altercation.
He fled the spot after the incident.
During patrolling, the police found Chakradhar lying in a pool of blood on the road on Tuesday evening. He was rushed to District Headquarters Hospital. Later, as his condition deteriorated, he was shifted to SCB Medical College and Hospital in Cuttack. He succumbed to his injuries there on Wednesday.
“We have registered a suo moto case as the deceased have no other family members. We are trying to arrest the accused,” said Jagatsinghpur inspector-in-charge Rajanikant Mishra.