Odisha Sun Times Bureau
Baripada, Jun 14:

In a shocking incident, a person was beaten to death by his son at Tarenti village under Rarnua police limits in Odisha’s Mayurbhanj district late on Monday night. The deceased was identified as Srinivas Nayak (60).

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According to sources, Niranjan Nayak, the accused son, asked for money from his father to which the latter denied. In a fit of rage, Niranjan, who was drunk, attacked his father with an iron rod. He thrashed his father repeatedly with the rod resulting in the death of the old man.

Niranjan fled the spot and went absconding soon after committing the crime, sources said.

On being informed, police reached the spot and started investigation. Efforts were on to nab the accused.