Udala: Police arrested a man for allegedly beating his father to death for opposing his plan for second marriage at Nagabani village near Udula in Mayurbhanj district on Friday night.
The accused, identified as Sanatan Padhiala, killed his father Khira Padhiala, for not allowing him to tie the knot for the second time.
According to sources, Sanatan used to quarrel with his father frequently over the issue of second marriage. Sanatan had a heated argument with his father over the issue on Friday night. The argument took an ugly turn when Sanatan in a fit of rage hit Khira repeatedly leaving him critically injured.
Some neighbours rushed Khira to the Udula community health centre (CHC) where he succumbed to his injuries.
The neighbours tied Sanatan to a tree and informed the matter to police. The police reached the spot and arrested him.