Cuttack: A youth was allegedly stabbed to death over past enmity in Alamchand Bazaar in Cuttack late last night. The deceased has been identified as Kartik Barik of the same area.
According to sources, the incident took place last night while Kartik went to a nearby tea stall to have the beverage. Meanwhile, the accused, identified as Nanda, attacked him with a sharp knife.
Kartik, who sustained grievous stab injuries, was immediately rescued and admitted to City hospital. Later, he was shifted to SCB Medical College and Hospital.
However, he succumbed to his injuries while undergoing treatment at the hospital.
Following this, the brother of the deceased filed a complaint with the Lalbag police regarding the same. As per the FIR lodged, Nanda allegedly attacked Kartik over the brewing past enmity.
Meanwhile, the accused person is reportedly absconding. While police have initiated a probe into the incident, a manhunt to nab the accused is on, sources said.