Assistant Professor killed father in Bhubaneswar due to debt: Bhubaneswar DCP

Bhubaneswar: In a shocking incident, a senior faculty of a private college here in Bhubaneswar stabbed his father to death over a money-related dispute. The incident was reported from Rangamatia on Wednesday.

The accused works as an Assistant Professor and used to stay with his wife at an apartment near his parent’s residence in Rangamatia area under Mancheswar police station limits of the city. The said accused was reportedly residing at his parent’s (65-year-old deceased Sunil Choudhury and his wife Sunita Choudhury) apartment since the past few days.

As per the sources, the deceased father and accused engaged in a heated argument reportedly over monetary issues during the wee hours on Wednesday. Meanwhile, the assistant professor suddenly became furious and in a fit of rage, stabbed his father with a sharp weapon multiple times right in front of his mother Sunita.

A profusely bleeding Sunil was immediately rushed to the Capital hospital where doctors declared him brought dead. Speaking to media persons, DCP Prateek Singh said that Mancheswar Police has already arrested the accused who is also the son of the deceased, and have registered a case under Section 103 of the Bharatiya Nyaya Sanhita (BNS).

He further added that the investigation has been initiated. The weapon of offence, apparel worn by the accused and other evidence are being collected from the crime scene. Singh said that police will also record the statements of witnesses including the deceased’s wife and other relatives. “We came to know from preliminary investigation that the accused, who works as a faculty in a private college in the city, was under severe depression due to huge debt. The accused had asked for monetary help from his father who refused to give him money. So, he assaulted him today early this morning,” said DCP Singh. (With Inputs From: IANS)

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