Phulbani, December 10 (LocalWire) : In a broad daylight murder, an RTI activist was shot dead by unidentified assailants at Patrasahi under Baligluda police station of Kandhamal district today, police said.
The deceased identified as Abhimanyu Panda was standing outside his house when two motorcycle- borne miscreants shot him dead from close range.
Panda was taken to the nearby government hospital in a seriously condition where he was declared dead.
Panda is an RTI activist and former Sarpanch of Bataguda gram panchayat in the district.
Inquiry into the incident continuing and efforts are on to nab the assailants, the sources said.