Kalahandi: A 20-year-old youth, who was on a morning walk, was allegedly stoned to death by some miscreants under Jayapatna police limits in Kalahandi district on Saturday morning.
The deceased was identified as Kailash Majhi of Dumarmunda village, son of Satya Narayan Majhi.
According to reports, Kailash was on a morning walk when he was allegedly attacked by some miscreants. The youth’s body was found dumped near a farmland at Dumarmunda- Bijamara road at around 8 am.
Though the exact cause behind the death is yet to be ascertained, it is suspected that the murder might be a fall out of love affair dispute.
Meanwhile, Jayapatna inspector-in-charge Susant Kumar Sahoo reached the spot and launched a probe into the matter. The body was seized and sent to the hospital for post-mortem.