Kendrapara, October 5 (LocalWire): The police on Saturday arrested Jagannath Sethi of Gulanagar village under Kendrapara Sadar police station on charges of killing his father Dhaneswar Sethi.
The accused allegedly crushed the head of his father using a wooden plank after an argument in the morning.
“Jagannath had a dispute with his father over the property and hit him with a wooden plank when his father reportedly abused him.
The father died on the spot,” Kendrapada sub-divisional police officer Rajiv Lochan Panda said.
The police have arrested him and a case has been registered under Section 302 of the Indian Penal Code on the charges of patricide.
The accused was produced in the local court, where his bail application was rejected.
He has been remanded to judicial custody on Saturday.
The police have sent the body of the deceased to the district government hospital for autopsy, the police officer stated.