Nuapada: In a shocking incident, an inebriated man allegedly stoned his father to death over a suspected family feud and later committed suicide by hanging himself from a tree.
The incident took place at Amapada in Gatibeda village under Komana police limits in Nuapada district on Sunday.
According to sources, Deba Charan Majhi entered into a quarrel with his father Ram Singh Majhi at around 12 noon over when the duo was sitting near their under-construction house. In a fit of rage, an inebriated Deba took up a stone and hit his father brutally till the elderly man breathed his last.
Later, he climbed atop a tree 500 meters away from the crime scene and hanged himself to death this afternoon. Following this, the younger brother of the accused has lodged a complaint with Komana police this evening.
As the village is a Maoist-infested area, the police was unable to reach the village. The cops will seize the bodies tomorrow morning for post-mortem, sources said.