RTI activist shot dead in broad daylight in Odisha's Kandhamal
An RTI activist was shot dead by two unidentified men in broad daylight at Kandhamal district's Patrasahi in Odisha.
The incident took place on Tuesday when the RTI activist, Abhimanyu Panda, was standing near his house when two bike-borne assailants opened fire at him.
Abhimanya Panda sustained bullet injuries on his chest and was rushed to the Community Health Centre in Baliguda where he was declared brought dead.
The reason behind the attack is yet to be ascertained.
Reacting to the incident, senior RTI activist Pradip Pradhan demanded "immediate arrest" of the culprits.
"We demand immediate arrest of the culprits responsible for this heinous crime," Pradip Pradhan, who had reached Baliguda from Bhubaneswar.