Man held for killing drunken son in Jajpur

Jajpur: Police arrested an elderly man for allegedly beating his son to death over a family feud at Podana village under Sadar police limits in Jajpur on Thursday morning.

While the deceased has been identified as Upendra Behera, the accused father has been identified as Bidyadhar Behera (60).

According to reports, Upendra came home in an inebriated state on Wednesday late night and started quarreling with his family members, between Upendra and his father, Bidyadhar over a family dispute after which the former attacked the latter with a wooden plank.

Bidyadhar attacked Upendra in retaliation with the same wooden plank leading to the latter’s death on the spot.

On being informed, police rushed the spot and arrested Bidyadhar and sent Upendra’s body for post-mortem.

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