Boudh, Dec 16 (LocalWire): A 45-year-old man was arrested on charges of killing his father-in-law, police said.
The incident took place on Sunday morning at Sarsara village under Boudh police limits in the district.
The victim was identified as Ghundu Barik (72), father-in-law of the accused, Pankaj Sethi.
Both the victim and accused were cutting standing paddy in the field on the onset of cyclonic storm ‘Pethai’.
However, a fight erupted between the duo regarding where to stash the paddy.
Pankaj lost his cool and attacked his father-in-law with an axe, who died on the spot.
Locals overpowered Pankaj and handed him over to police.
Police have started investigation into the incident arresting the accused.