The deceased has been identified as Deepak Samal.
As per the report, Deepak and his uncle’s family had a dispute over a piece of land since 1993. While the two families indulged in regular arguments over the issue things took an ugly turn last night after Deepak’s uncle’s family attacked them with GI pipes, iron rod and sharp weapons.
A total of seven persons including Deepak, his sister and brother-in-law sustained grievous injuries in the attack and were rushed to SCB Medical in Cuttack.
Deepak died under treatment today morning.
Lalbag Police rushed to the spot and took five assailants into its detention, says report.
While the matter is under investigation, Deepak’s family has demanded stringent action against the accused family.