One killed over land dispute in Kandhamal district

Phulbani: A man was allegedly strangulated to death over land dispute at Pipalpanga village under Sarangada police station of  Kandhamal district, police said today.

A complaint lodged by the son of the deceased identified as Jogeswar Pradhan alleged that one Noraj Pradhan of the same village had thrashed his father and then strangled him to death on the spot by pressing his neck last night.

Investigation into the incident is continuing and efforts are on to nab the accused who is absconding after the crime.