Angul: In a gruesome tragedy, a son allegedly killed his aged parents in Barapadar village under Kishorenagar police limits in Angul district last night reportedly for trying to prevent the accused from attacking his wife.
The accused has been identified as Dukhishyam Baghar.
According to reports, Dukhishyam had a fight with her wife last night and in a fit of rage he attacked his wife, following which his parents intervened and tried to prevent him.
Furious over intervention of his parents, he attacked them with a hammer. The elderly couple died on the spot.
Police rushed to the spot on being informed about the murder and launched a probe sending the bodies for post-mortem.
Police have detained Dukhishyam for interrogation.