Angul, Mar 22: A youth allegedly killed his father who opposed his inter-caste marriage at Durgapur village under Jarapada police limit in Angul today.
The accused has been identified as Trinath Behera.
Police said, an oral spat broke in Balakrishna Behera’s family over Trinath’s inter-caste marriage. Trinath insisted on marrying his beloved while his parents strongly opposed it. Being raged over it, Trinath attacked his parents with an axe. As a result Balakrishna died on spot and the mother went severely injured.
One being informed Jarapada police rushed to spot and recovered the body. Police registered a case and detained Trinath.