Sundergarh: In a shocking incident, a man was beaten to death by his son-in-law at Bhanrakhola village under Lephripara police limits in Sundergarh district in the late hours of Thursday.
However, police have arrested the accused identified as Lalit Oram (35) and are interrogating him in this connection.
Reportedly, Lalit’s father-in-law Bisheshwar Nag (42) was alone in his house, when the former showed up and had an altercation with him over some issue late last night. The situation turned violent, when Lalit picked up a stick and started hitting his father-in-law. After a while, the 42-year old man collapsed on the ground and died.
Later, locals called up the Lephripara police and informed about the incident. The cops arrested Lalit and recovered the body. Further investigation in this connection is underway, sources added.