Barang, Jan 25: A mentally unstable man went on a rampage in Andharua village under Chandaka police limits and assaulted his father with a sharp edged weapon. The man identified as Ranjit Barik (42) also jumped from the roof top of his house after setting the house of fire.
As per reports, Ranjit is undergoing treatment for mental illness for past few years. Barik started strolling the streets near his house naked and also attacked his neighbours. Following this, his father tried to control him but attacked his father with a sharp edged weapon.
Later he set the house on fire and climbed atop the roof of the house. His neigbhours tried to persuade him but failed to do so. Later they informed the fire personnel who reached the spot and tried their best to convince him. Barik finally jumped from the roof top and became unconscious.