Youth cudgels father to death over petty issue in Mayurbhanj

KalingaTV News Network

Baripada: An elderly man was brutally cudgeled to death over a petty incident by none other than his son in Poda Astia village under Baripada Town Police Station area on Thursday night.

The deceased has been identified as Banamali Mohanta of Nuru Sahi in Poda Astia village.

The incident took place late in the night after Banamali rejected his son Babuli’s proposal to visit his uncle’s house. An argument erupted between the duo over the issue and in a fit of rage Babuli took out a cudgel kept in the house and started thrashing his father brutally. Banamali died on the spot after sustaining multiple fractures in the attack. Babuli dumped the body in a nearby field after the murder.

The murder came to light after some locals spotted the body and called up the Baripada Town Police. Later acting upon a complaint filed by Banamali’s wife Laxmi Mohanta police arrested the accused son on Saturday. They also seized the cudgel used in the crime.

Police said the accused has confessed to the crime.

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