Cuttack, March 22: In a shocking incident, a 28-year-old drug addict killed his father before committing suicide at OTM Colony under Choudwar police limits in Cuttack district last night.
Police said that the youth identified as Muni Behera had an argument with his father Kalu Charan Behera (65) over a petty issue last night and enraged over this he attacked his father with an iron rod.
As a result of which, the father died on the spot. Later the son stabbed himself with a knife. He was immediately rushed to the SCB Medical College and Hospital where he succumbed to his injuries.
“Preliminary investigation revealed that the youth was a drug addict and was earlier admitted to rehabilitation centre twice in recent past. He was staying with his family for past few months,” said a police official.