Bhubaneswar: In a shocking incident, a man was allegedly beaten to death by two persons in station Bazar area under Laxmisagar police limits today.
The deceased has been identified as P Kameswar Reddy, a salesman at a liquor shop in the city.
According to reports, Reddy had a heated exchange of words with two persons while coming from the local market. The arguments took an ugly turn when the duo attacked him with a bamboo stick. Reddy was rescued by some passersby and rushed to Capital Hospital where he was declared dead.
Meanwhile, police reached the spot and started a probe into the matter.
Reddy’s family lodged a complaint with police following which a case has been registered. Based on the complaint, one of the accused has been arrested while another is absconding.