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Four persons hacked to death in Odisha

PTI Bhawani
Updated: 07-04-2019 21:03 IST
Four persons hacked to death in Odisha

Four persons, including three of a family, were hacked to death by a man, allegedly in an inebriated state in Odisha's Kalahandi district, police said Sunday. This incident took place at Palas village under the jurisdiction of Jaipatna block on Saturday night when the accused chased people on the street holding an axe and attacked whoever he saw, police said.

The sudden attack by the youth, identified as Jatindra Naik, claimed the lives of four persons, including three members of one family, they said adding that the accused was stated to be in an inebriated state. The youth was nabbed by the police and the weapon used in the offence was seized, police said adding he was being interrogated and investigation was in progress..

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