Boudh: In a shocking incident, a youth allegedly stabbed his father to death in Saranda village under Boudh police limits last night.
The accused has been identified as Asish Patra, son of Sadashiv Patra of the same village.
As per the report, Sadashiv returned home in an inebriated condition late last night and started abusing his wife. Later, as he threatened to stab his wife with a knife, son Asish protested the act and a brawl erupted between the duo.
Sadashiv sustained stab injury in the brawl and died on the spot later.
While the accused lodged an FIR at the Boudh police limits later mentioning that, Sadashiv died after accidentally falling on the knife during the scuffle with him, police detained him on suspicion.
Further investigation is underway in the incident.