ITBP jawan hacks father to death in Odisha

Keonjhar: An ITBP jawan allegedly hacked his father to death at Madanpua village under Ramachandrapur police limits in Odisha’s Keonjhar district, last evening.

According to reports, accused Ranjan Kumar Ojha (25), who has been posted in Arunachal Pradesh, had come to his village on leave. A dispute ensued between him and his father Pramod Kumar Ojha (58) over a family feud.

The matter took an ugly turn as Ranjan lost his cool and hacked his father with a knife. He also attacked his younger brother Basudev (22). The three sustained injuries during the incident and were hospitalised.

While the brother duo is currently undergoing treatment at the SCB Medical College and Hospital in Cuttack, the elderly man succumbed to his injuries at Sainkula Hospital.

Police have recovered the body for post-mortem and initiated an investigation.

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