The deceased has been identified as Sk Abdul, a resident of Puruna Bazaar area of Bhadrak district. He was residing in Bhubaneswar for past couple of years and was earning his living by working as helper in a truck.
As per the report, a verbal duel erupted between Abdul and the accused identified as Sumu Singh (24), a resident of Dharmasala of Jajpur, in the morning on the backside of Swosti Grand Hotel, Kharvel Nagar. In a fit of rage, Sumu attacked the victim with a stone to kill him on the spot.
Police have sent the body for autopsy and arrested the accused.