Bargarh: In a shocking incident, a man hacked his son to death with an axe and later committed suicide at Raipara of Paharasaridiga village under Atabira police limits in Bargarh district this morning.
The deceased persons have been identified as PK Bariha (75), the father, and PK Subarao (56), the son.
According to reports, the father-son duo had an altercation this morning over some family issue. The altercation took an ugly turn and Bariha attacked Subara with an axe leading to his death on the spot. Later, the accused father ended his life by hanging himself from the ceiling of the roof.
On being informed, Atabira police reached the spot and launched a probe seizing the bodies. Police also seized the axe used in the crime. The bodies have been sent to the district headquarters hospital for post-mortem.