Jharsuguda: In a shocking incident, a man allegedly killed his mother with the help of his wife at Mungapada village under Jharsuguda Town police limits in Jharsuguda district on Tuesday night.
The deceased has been identified as Usha Rout (50).
According to sources, Usha had an exchange of heated words with her son Mitu and his wife over a family matter last night.
However, the argument took an ugly turn and Mitu lost his cool, following which he crushed Usha to death with a stone with the help of his wife. Later, the couple dumped the woman’s body behind Manmohan Primary School and went absconding.
Police arrived at spot getting information by some locals and launched an investigated into the matter with the help of a sniffer dog. Police managed to trace Mitu and his wife. Police have detained them and preliminary investigation said that the couple has killed the woman over some family fraud.