Odisha Sun Times Bureau
Bhubaneswar, Apr 2:
A youth allegedly beat his maternal grandfather and grandmother to death in Odisha’s Sundargarh district today over family dispute.
According to reports, the accused identified as Padmalochan had an altercation with his grandfather Arjun Pradhan and grandmother Phoola over family dispute. Following heated arguments, Padmalochan attacked the duo with a wooden plank. While profusely bleeding Arjun succumbed to his injuries, Phoola was rushed to a nearby hospital in a serious condition.
The deceased is a resident of Sipukachhar village under Lephripara police station limits in the district.
Following the incident, a team led by Lephripara police station IIC Jagdish Bara reached the spot and rushed the injured woman to the hospital in a critical condition.
However, the elderly woman also died while undergoing treatment at the hospital.
Meanwhile, the local police have detained Padmalochan for questioning.