Bhubaneswar, June 8: A young man was allegedly hacked to death by some unidentified miscreants in Laxmisagar area here in Odisha on Tuesday morning.
The deceased has been identified as Kartik Sahu. He was staying with his family at a slum near the Station Bazar in the State Capital.
As per reports, a group of four to five miscreants called Kartik from his home and attacked him with sharp weapons.
The locals rescued Kartik in a critical condition and rushed him to Capital Hospital. After primary treatment, he was referred to SCB Medical College and Hospital in Cuttack as his condition deteriorated.
Kartik succumbed to the injuries on the way to SCB Hospital in Cuttack.
On being informed, Laxmisagar Police reached the spot and initiated a probe into the matter.
“Prima fascie it appears that the incident occurred due to past rivalry. A manhunt has been launched to nab the accused persons. Further investigation is underway,” a Police officer said.