Keonjhar: A woman allegedly thrashed her son to death after being annoyed with his behaviour post liquor consumption at Belda village under Bamebari police limits in Odisha’s Keonjhar district last evening.
According to police sources, Mangal Munda (27), the deceased, quarrelled with his mother Chariba Munda in an inebriated state.
In a fit of rage, the woman took a lathi and hit her son at his head, resulting in his death on the spot. She went absconding after committing the crime.
On being informed about the incident by the Ward Member of the village, police reached the spot, seized the body for post-mortem and started investigation after registering a murder case.
The accused woman has been detained for questioning, police sources said.