The deceased has been identified as Abhimanyu Baitharu of Sunarisikuan village.
According to information, Abhimunyu had quarrelled with neighbours over some issue. As the quarrel intensified on Saturday, the concerned neibhours and their supporters allegedly beat Abhimanyu with sticks by chasing him. While he died on the spot, a woman sustained critical injuries. She has been admitted in the Khariar Sub-Divisional Hospital.
On being informed, a police team comprising Kharian SDPO Santak Jena, Khariar IIC Kailash Chandra Sethi and others have reached the village and started investigation.
Tension prevailed in the village by the time of filing of this report.