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Odisha: Jatra's Comedy Artist Bludgeoned To Death In Fit Of Rage

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17 August 2019

Pramod Kumar Das

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Balasore:  A local comedian named Trilochan Ranjit was killed on Friday night after he had an altercation with another associate named Tutu alias Rajendra Dalai. The family members have lodged a written complaint against Tutu alleging of murder.

"Trilochan had gone to the village market when he came across Tutu. They had a heated argument. Tutu assaulted Trilochan in a sudden provocation. The comedian fell down and was rushed to the hospital where the doctors declared him brought dead. We have detained the culprit and are investigating the matter," informed Narendra Das, IIC, Bhogarai PS.

Similar incidents have been reported from other parts of the State also. A woman identified as Laxmi Barik (50), a resident of Raypali under Dunguripali police limits was found dead with her throat slit at her residence in Sonepur district this morning. 

In Keonjhar, a youth missing for last three days was found dead in Daduabhal village canal under Champua PS. The locals allege kidnapping and murder of the youth. Police have started their investigation.

A school teacher was found dead behind Amalabhatta Shiva temple under Ambadala police limits in Rayagada district. Police is investigating the incident. The reason behind the death is still unknown.

In Baripada, the body of a woman was found floating in Jarali river near VIP Colony. After being informed, the police have seized the body. Though the identity of the woman is not yet known, it is believed to be a case of murder.

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Narendra Das, IIC, Bhograi Police Station