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Businessperson Shot Dead in Odisha’s Kendrapada

18 September 2019

Biswaprakash Beja

Kendrapada: A medicine store proprietor was shot dead on Wednesday by miscreants at Hatia of Marsaghai here. He received three rounds of bullets on his head and neck.

The deceased youth has been identified as Gagan Sahoo of Munikunda village. He was reportedly on his motorcycle when miscreants fired shots at him leaving him critically injured. Sahoo was immediately rushed to a nearby hospital but succumbed to bullet injuries.

Locals believe Sahoo might have been murdered due to previous enmity. However, the exact reason is yet to be ascertained. Police are also on a lookout for the unidentified miscreants.