Boudh, Mar 1: In a shocking incident, a youth was beaten to death by his two elder brothers and then set to fire over a family feud in Malikpada village under Baunsuni Police Station in Boudh district on Monday.
The deceased has been identified as Santosh Jani, a resident of the same village.
As per the FIR filed by Santosh’s wife Sangeeta Kahanr’s at Baunsuni Police Station, a verbal duel erupted between his husband and elder sibling duo namely Sartik Jani and Prashant Jani. As the argument escalated further, the accused duo thrashed Santosh mercilessly to kill on the spot.
They set the body to fire by sprinkling kerosene to dump in a nearby farmland, the FIR further reads.
Based on Sangeeta’s complaint, Baunsuni Police exhumed the half-burnt body by reaching the spot and collected the ash.
Efforts are underway to nab the accused duo who is on the run post committing the crime.