Phulbani, Dec 2 (LocalWire): In a freak mishap, a 55-year-old man was arrested today for accidentally gunning down his son.
The deceased Krishna Naik and his father Goutam Naik had sneaked into the protected forest area to hunt wild animals in Kandhamal district.
They had gone to two different locations in search of prey in the forests of Daringibadi where Goutam accidentally shot his son who was hidden behind the bushes. Goutam mistook him for an animal and committed the blunder of firing at him.
The police have inspected the crime spot and two country-made guns were seized from the spot, police said.