The priest of the Gossner Evangelical Lutheran Church in Jharkhand’s Khunti district was killed by some unknown assailants in Rourkela city of Odisha yesterday.
In a gruesome manner, father Abraham Soreng was killed with his throat slashed and his body was later on thrown near the Rourkela railway over-bridge.
He had come to Rourkela yesterday night with another person. On search, his mobile was found from his pocket, from which his identity was ascertained.
He was supposed to meet the Bishop of Ranchi today.
The Railway Police are currently investigating the matter to nab the culprits.