Rajgangpur, Jan 17: A 23-year-old youth killed his mother for not giving him money last night in Sundargarh district.
The incident occurred in Bahiyam village under Rajgangpur police limits. The deceased has been identified as Laxmi Gouda (50).
The accused youth, Raju Gouda (23) asked her mother money last night but she did not agree following which an altercation erupted between them.
Things took an ugly turn when Raju lost his cool and slit her mother’s throat with a knife and fled. She died on the spot.
Police reached the spot being informed about the murder and launched a probe sending the body for post-mortem.
A team was conducting raids in the nearby jungle to nab the accused.