Berhampur, August 18 (LocalWire): Badagada Police have arrested three persons in connection with the murder of a 23-year old man at Sundhipalli in Ganjam district last Friday.
The accused, Bichitra Bisoyi (28), Saura Swain (29) and Nabaghana Bisoyi (30), from village Sundhipalli had hacked to death a contractor Krushan Chandra Bisoyi.
All three accused persons were sent to judicial custody on Saturday night, the police said
The trio had attacked and killed Bisoyi while he was sitting in the verandah of the house, police said, adding that the victim was shifted to Aska hospital immediately but he succumbed to the injury during treatment.
A sword and two knives, used in committing the murder have been seized from the accused persons, the Aska sub-divisional police officer Suryamani Pradhan said.
The accused persons have confessed to their crime during the interrogation, the police said.
Preliminary investigation by the police indicates that previous enmity and business rivalry were the reasons behind the murder.