Keonjhar, Jan 11: In a tragic incident, a youth has allegedly killed his father following a heated argument in Harichandanpur locality of Keonjhar district.
The deceased has been identified as Shankar Nahaka, a resident of Sadanandapur village under Harichandanpur police limits.
According to sources, Nahaka had a heated argument with his son Gundu Nahaka over some family dispute.
Enraged over this, his son hit him with a wooden plank and later attacked him with a pestle. As a result, Shankar sustained grievous injuries and died on the spot.
Being informed, police arrived at the spot and recovered the body. Subsequently, it was sent for post-mortem to a nearby hospital.
The accused have been detained for questioning and further investigation is on, said a police official.