Cuttack, Jan 12: A family feud took an ugly turn after a youth thrashed his mother and later hanged himself in Olatapur area of Odisha’s Cuttack district.
The deceased has been identified as Alok Sahu.
As per reports, the incident took place at Kantapada village under Olatapur police limits in the district. Sources said Alok used to consume narcotics and allegedly used to beat his mother Shantilata.
Fed up with this, Shantilata had earlier reported the matter at the local police station.
Though the exact reason behind Alok’s extreme step is yet to be ascertained, it is suspected that he might have ended his life over this family feud.
On getting the information, police arrived at the spot and seized the body. Subsequently, it was sent for post-mortem.
A case has been registered and further investigation into the matter is underway, said the police.