Bhubaneswar: In a horrific incident, a son killed his mother by thrashing her head with a stone pestle outraging upon a family feud at Shyampur under Khandagiri Police station today.
The accused, Bijay Maharana has been arrested by police and sent to jail after being produced before the court.
Being the eldest among three brothers, Bijay always quarreled with his mother for imposing his wish of getting married.
Last night an argument sparked between the victim, Gita Maharana and Bijay over the same matter, following which Bijay brutally smashed her head while she was asleep late at night.
Gita succumbed to death after she was admitted at Sum Hospital and her body has been sent for autopsy, Police said.