Bhubaneswar. Sep 18: The father of two minor boys who killed their mother in a flat at Sundarapada under Airfield police limits on Wednesday night is serving life imprisonment in Puri jail in connection with a murder case, police said today.
The two minor boys aged 12 and 15 years had assaulted their mother with an iron rod over her habit of abusing them under the influence of alcohol on Wednesday night. Both of them were subsequently nabbed from Bhubaneswar railway station.
Police said that the father of the minor boys had opened fire at one Amit Pradhan in May 2011 in Brahmagiri area of Puri district. Pradhan later succumbed to bullet injuries.
“The father of the minors had also opened fire at a person in Saheed Nagar area in 2012 and he was later nabbed during a police encounter. He was later convicted in the murder case,” said a police official.