The deceased has been identified as Kora Sethi, a resident of the same police station area.
As per the younger son of the deceased, he along with his elder son was en-route to a relative’s house last night when a group of 6-7 miscreants attacked them.
“My father was driving and elder brother was on the pillion seat of the bike when the miscreants who were waiting at Jhadankuli chhak hacked them with swords. My father died on the spot by receiving critical injury on his head,” he informed.
Getting intimation on the attack, family members reached the spot and sent the critically injured Prashant to a hospital in Bhubaneswar.
While Sadar Police has seized the body for autopsy a link to past enmity is being seen in the attack. The deceased’s younger son has also admitted it and cited the involvement of one youth named Mitu in the attack.