Ganjam: A person was axed to death by his friends over a dispute at Kairapalli village under Kabisuryanagar police limits in Ganjam district late last night.
The deceased has been identified as Suria Nahak of the village.
According to sources, Suria along with his friends had gone outside to consume liquor last night. After consuming liquor, a scuffle ensued between Suria and his friends. Later, the situation took an ugly turn when in a fit of rage, they attacked Suria with an axe killing him on the spot.
Police reached the spot this morning and detained two persons for their alleged involvement in the case.
While police have detained Santosh Nahak and Kalia Nahak, a manhunt has been launched to nab the other culprits in this connection, Pursottampur SDPO Aswini Sahoo said.