29 January 2019
Bolangir: The circulation executive of a leading Odia newspaper was allegedly murdered near Mahalaxmi Nagar here on Railway Station road late last night.
The deceased has been identified as Pratap Chandra Mahapatra. He was a native of Kujanga area in Jagatsinghpur.
The incident occurred when Pratap was on his way to his office from Sonpur. According to reports, three miscreants demanded money from Pratap and he refused. In a fit of rage, the miscreants allegedly attacked him with sharp weapons killing him on the spot.
On intimation, cops reached the spot and recovered the body for post-mortem. While three persons have been detained by police, further investigation into the matter is currently.