Balangir, Nov 11: In a tragic incident, a youth has reportedly killed his father following a family feud in the Patnagarh area of Balangir district.
The deceased has been identified as Baikuntha Majhi of Gharguli village under Belpada police limits in Patnagarh.
According to the report, the accused identified as Maheshwar Majhi had a heated argument with his father over some family issues. Raged over it, Maheshwar hit his father with a shovel and later strangulated him. As a result, he sustained critical ligature injuries around his throat and fell unconscious.
He was immediately rushed to Belpada hospital where doctors declared him received dead.
Being informed, police reached the spot and apprehended the accused.
Further investigation is on to find other details, said a police official.