Berhampur: A property dispute turned fatal as a youth allegedly killed his father over the issue at Samarjhola village under Hinjili police limits in Odisha’s Ganjam district today.
According to reports, Dibakar Rao (30), the accused, this morning arrived at her married sister’s house in the village, where his father Krishna Rao stays with her.
An exchange of words erupted between Krishna Rao and his son Dibakar over sharing of property. The act took an ugly turn as Dibakar thrashed his father to death with an iron rod.
Villagers detained Dibakar while he was trying to flee the spot after committing the crime. He was later handed over to police. Investigation into the matter is underway.