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Man killed by unidentified persons at Choudwar

Press Trust of India  |  Cuttack 

A man, whose marriage was fixed for Wednesday, was allegedly killed by unidentified persons near a river barrage at here, police said today.

All arrangements for the marriage of 28-year-old of on Wednesday were over. But yesterday evening he received a phone call and left home to meet the caller at nearby Birupa barrage.

When he did not return and his mobile repeatedly went unanswered, his anxious father went searching for him only to locate Nirjhars body lying in a pool of blood near the barrage gate with sharp cutting wounds in his forehead, police said.

"Prima facie, it appears that some acquaintances of the victim are behind this act", said City DCP Akhileswar Singh adding all possible angles of the would be investigated to apprehend the culprits and their motive would be established.

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First Published: Mon, January 08 2018. 22:25 IST