Kendrapara: A woman was allegedly killed by her step son at Chakadabagua village under Tantiapala police limits in Kendrapara district on Thursday.
The deceased was identified as Banita Ghadei. The accused is Binod Ghadei alias Saitan.
According to reports, a verbal duel between the two turned violent after a family feud which ended in the tragic incident. After the argument, Binod got irked and attacked his step mother with a mortar. As a result, Banita died on the spot.
On being informed, police reached the spot and seized the body for post-mortem. Police also detained accused for interrogation.