Dharmagarh: In a shocking incident, a man allegedly murdered his mother and absconded after burying the body at Tunagaon village under Koksara police limits in Odisha’s Kalahandi district.
The matter came to fore today after police exhumed the body and sent it for post-mortem.
According to reports, a heated exchange of words took place between Ramesh Bemal and his mother Lanka Bemal on February 25. Losing his cool, he attacked her with a knife following which she sustained grievious injuries on her belly.
She was admitted to the district headquarters hospital, where she succumbed to her injuries yesterday. Without informing anyone about the death, Ramesh buried the body and went absconding.
On being informed, police today reached the place and recovered the body after exhuming it. A murder case has been registered against Ramesh and efforts were on to apprehend him.