Rourkela: A youth allegedly beat his father to death over a petty issue at Dengula village under Koida police limits in Sundergarh district last night. The accused was identified as Nandakishore Munda (28) son of the deceased Laxmiram Munda (58).
According to sources, Nandakishore and his father Laxmiram had a verbal altercation over some petty issue last night. In a fit of rage, Rajan beat his father to death with a wooden plank.
On being informed, police reached the spot and detained Nandakishore for interrogation in this regard.
A case against Nandakishore has been registered under relevant Sections of IPC and a probe has been launched into the matter, a police official said.