A supporter of the ruling BJD was hacked to death and his friend seriously injured by a group of unidentified people at Rohigaon in this district, police said today.
Ashok Jena (38) and his friend were attacked with sharp weapons when they were going to a community hall riding a motor-cycle last night.
They were taken to the MKCG Medical College and Hospital here, but Jena succumbed injuries while being shifted to Visakhapatnam, said Sub-divisional Police Officer (SDPO), Berhampur Sadar, AK Mohanty.
The condition of the injured, who was undergoing treatment at the medical college, was critical, hospital officials said.
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