Bolangir: A youth allegedly killed his uncle over a petty issue at Chuliphunka village under Bangamunda police limits in Bolangir district on Tuesday.
The accused has been identified as Jagadananda Behera.
According to sources, the incident took place when the victim, identified as Banka Behera, uncle of the accused, was busy in pulling water from well this morning. Meanwhile, an argument ensued between the accused Jagadananda and Banka. Following this, Jagadananda pushed Banka to the well resulting in his death on the spot.
On being informed, police reached the spot and launched a probe into the matter.
While the body of Banka has been recovered from the well, Jagadananda was detained under relevant Sections of IPC.