Bhubaneswar: An actor from a jatra troupe was allegedly murdered by a gang of miscreants at Bhogarai mofussil town of Balasore district during wee hours today.
The deceased who was identified as Trailokya Ranjit was an artist in Subhalaxmi opera troupe. Trailokya had been to the local markets where the assailants attacked him. Later police retrieved the body which was lying in a pool of blood,
Investigation is underway to nab the miscreants. Exact cause of the murder is being ascertained, police said.